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Schmelzle, Robert J., Et.al.

Published by The Lincoln-Douglas Society (1959)

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Item Description: The Lincoln-Douglas Society, 1959. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Oversized hardbound (quarto). No wear to the binding, text/illus pages are tight and clean with no marks, no bookplate, no name of previous owner. No dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # MP9-2626H

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ABRAHAM LINCOLN, SPEECHES AND WRITINGS 1832-1858; SPEECHES,: Lincoln, Abraham. The

Lincoln, Abraham. The Library of America.

Published by New York: The Classics of Liberty Library - The Library of America, 1992. (1992)

ISBN 10: 0940450437 ISBN 13: 9780940450431

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Item Description: New York: The Classics of Liberty Library - The Library of America, 1992., 1992. VOLUME I ONLY. First printing (as stated upon copyright page). xx, 901 pages. Hardcover: H 20.5cm x L 12.75cm. Dark blue leather spine (i.e. quarter-bound) with blue cloth over boards, four raised spine bands, vibrant gilt stamped decoration and lettering upon spine with gilt stamping on boards as well. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers, blue ribbon page marker sewn into binding. With Chronology, Note on the Texts, Notes, and Index. A fine copy of a handsome book. Volume I features pre-presidential speeches, letters, writings, as well as the Lincoln-Douglas campaign debates all organized chronologically beginning with "To the People of Sangamo County" of March 9, 1832 and concluding with a letter "To Lyman Trumbull" of December 11, 1858. ISBN 0940450437. Bookseller Inventory # DHB-1681

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Nicolay, John G & Hay, John

Published by Century Magazine (1887)

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Item Description: Century Magazine, 1887. Pamphlet. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. July, 1887, pp. 369-396, Illus Extracted from orig vol, thus self-wrps (Pamphlet), else, VG 1st ed. Bookseller Inventory # 103443

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Abraham Lincoln: Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writings,: Lincoln, Abraham; Don

Lincoln, Abraham; Don E. Fehrenbacher (editor) wrote the Chronology & Notes & selected the Texts for this volume.

Published by Library of America, New York (1989)

ISBN 10: 0940450437 ISBN 13: 9780940450431

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Item Description: Library of America, New York, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st Edition. TREASURE: NEW: stated First Edition (1989) 1st printing, new LOA slipcase w/ double-ruled gilt borders & LOA-logo gilt-stamped on front panel & w/ sharp new edges & corners, new blue silk-finish rayon-weave Brillianta fabric-over-boards cover w/ sharp new edges & corners, immaculate smooth-cut text-block exterior, new Smyth-sewn binding w/ tight signatures & blue & white-checked cloth bands at spine-caps & blue silk page-marker ribbon bound-in from top, impeccable white-on-blue LOA-patterned card-stock end-papers, pristine interior handsomely printed in 10-point Linotron Galliard on superb acid-free Ecusta Nyalite paper * 5.0" x 8.12" x 1.14", 0.60 kg, 858 pp. / With slipcase: 5.36" x 8.36" x 1.26", 0.70 kg * CONTENTS: Speeches and Writings, 1832-1858 (1), Chronology (835), Note on the Texts (853), Notes (858), Index (877) * This first volume of the Library of America¿s acclaimed comprehensive two-volume edition of Lincoln¿s writings illuminates the political career of our greatest president & reveals his extraordinary gifts as a writer. Covering the years 1832-1858, it presents 240 speeches, letters, drafts & fragments that record his emergence as an eloquent anti-slavery advocate & defender of the Constitution. Charting Lincoln's rise from rural law practice to national prominence, it includes the full texts of the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates & the House Divided speech, along w/ many other important & revealing writings, a detailed chronology of Lincoln¿s life & helpful explanatory notes prepared by the late Lincoln scholar Don E. Fehrenbacher. * The Library of America is an award-winning, nonprofit program dedicated to publishing America's best & most significant writing in handsome, enduring volumes, featuring authoritative texts. Hailed as "the most important book-publishing project in the nation's history" (Newsweek), this acclaimed series is restoring America's literary heritage in "the finest-looking, longest-lasting edition ever made" (New Republic). Bookseller Inventory # 007170

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Bullard, F. Lauriston, Introduction

Published by The Lincoln Group of Boston, Boston (1941)

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Item Description: The Lincoln Group of Boston, Boston, 1941. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good-. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. There are just a few spots of foxing on the frontis, title page, copyright and foreword pages. Spine is faded. Bookseller Inventory # 272888

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Item Description: W. T. Raleigh, Freeport, IL, 1930. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. First edition. 8vo; viii, 291, xi + Index, green cloth The Lincoln-Douglas debate at Freeport was a turning-point in Lincoln's political future. In addition to the statue coverage, there is learned commentary on its meaning; but, as important, it contains memories by people who heard the debate, and others who had met Lincoln. Laid in is the publisher's presentation card. Illustrated with plates. Bookseller Inventory # 0008434

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Lincoln, Abraham & Douglas, Stephen A.

Published by NYC: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1924, NYC (1924)

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Item Description: NYC: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1924, NYC, 1924. Cloth. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Second Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Good/No Jacket. Second Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Red cloth, no DJ. In two parts, tissue guarded portrait frontispiece at each part. Book slightly cupped, foxing in the endpapers, o/w VG copy. Bookseller Inventory # 017051

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The Political Debates Between Abraham Lincoln and

Published by General Books (2010)

ISBN 10: 1150171626 ISBN 13: 9781150171628

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Item Description: General Books, 2010. Soft Cover. Book Condition: As New. 1st Thus. Bookseller Inventory # 068287

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Abraham Lincoln and Lilian Marie Briggs (ed)

Published by New York: Moffat, Yard and Co. (1911)

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Item Description: New York: Moffat, Yard and Co., 1911. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Good HC, no DJ. Red cloth over boards, black and pale yellow letters and design. Clean, lightly scuffed covers and spine; thin scratch across front cover; lightly rubbed at spine ends, slight fraying; tightly bound; 1911 gift inscription on front free end paper; clean interior. 12mo, 110 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 14581

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Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writings 1832-1858: Speeches,: Lincoln, Abraham

Lincoln, Abraham

Published by Library Of America (1989)

ISBN 10: 0940450437 ISBN 13: 9780940450431

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Item Description: Library Of America, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Dust jacket is covered with mylar jacket protector 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 083189

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Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writings 1832 -: Abraham Lincoln.

Item Description: Library of America, New York, New York, 1989. Hardcover--cloth. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, Fine Fine. First printing. 2 individual vols. 1: Octavo, 8" tall, 898 pages, sewn binding, acid free paper, gilt titles on blue cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white with very slight dust soiling to the fore-edges. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price. / Single volume. Octavo, 8" tall, 787 pages, sewn binding, acid free paper, gilt titles on blue cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition (unread) with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price. Bookseller Inventory # 36635

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THE POLITICAL DEBATES BETWEEN ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND: Lincoln, Abraham>>

Lincoln, Abraham>>

Published by New York:G. P. Putnam (1912)

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Item Description: New York:G. P. Putnam, 1912. Hardcover/Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. No jacket. First Edition. In the Senatorial Campaign of 1858 in Illinois Together with Certain Preceding Speeches of Each at Chicago, Springfield, etc. With an intro. by George Haven Putnam. NY:G. P. Putnam. 1912. 377+284pp. A very good copy.  S004. Bookseller Inventory # 16602

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Abraham Lincoln, Speeches and Writings 1832-1858, Speeches,: The Library of
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Item Description: The Library of America, United States, 1984. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. A very good first edition hardcoer set in slipcase, 2 volumes, blue cloth coers with gold writing to the spines, bindings are tight & strong, no marks or inscriptions, dustjackets are complete & not priceclipped, clean & bright, in clean pictured slipcase, a nice set, Photos suppliede upon request, due to weight postal adjustment may be reqd. Bookseller Inventory # 09221

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Jones, Alonzo T. (ed.)

Published by International Tract Society, Battle Creek, MI (1895)

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Item Description: International Tract Society, Battle Creek, MI, 1895. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ. 1st Edition. 8vo. Pp: vi + 555. Titles: frt. & sp. Frontis w/ tissue grd. Illust. w/ b/w photos. Brown cloth bds. Bds. worn and stained. Old mold stain to lower cors. of last 50 pgs. Age-toned interior leaves are clean and tight. Includes index. The great antebellum Lincoln and Douglas presidential debates. The standard of American political discourse when eloquence was commonplace. Bookseller Inventory # 007533

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Item Description: W.T. Rawleigh, Freeport, IL, 1930. Hardcover. Small 4to. Green textured cloth with gilt lettering. 291pp, xi, (8pp). Illustrations. Near fine. A tight and attractive first edition of this history of the creation of sculptor Leonard Crunelle's moving statue of Lincoln, erected in Freeport on the 71st anniversary of the Lincoln-Douglas debate held there. Personal copy of noted sculptor Lily Tolpo (born 1917), who created several Lincoln statues, including the life-size Lincoln and Douglas debate monument unveiled in Freeport in 1992 on the 134th anniversary of that event (and whose husband, Carl Tolpo, 1901-76, was a famed Lincoln sculptor). Tipped to the front flyleaf are two 5" X 3" heavy stock cards with Tolpo's inked notes about creating a limited edition of this statue, funding ideas, marketing notions (including Dave Thomas of "Wendy's" fame), etc. MONAGHAN 3229. Bookseller Inventory # 38669

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The Great Debate between Abraham Lincoln and: Harry F. Lake

Harry F. Lake and George R. Farnum performed before the Lincoln Group of Boston F. Lauriston Bullard, President

Published by The Lincoln Group of Boston, Norwood, Mass (1941)

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Item Description: The Lincoln Group of Boston, Norwood, Mass, 1941. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Hardcover in blue boards with gold gilt title, no DJ, first edition of 500 as stated, 54 clean pages without markings, presentation copy to Frederick Hill Meserve noted authority on Lincolniana and famed historical phograph collector as inscribed by F. Lauriston Bullard President of the Lincoln Group of Boston on FEP dated 1941 with corresponding postal cover to Meserve with canceled stamp, laid in original program of debate by Lake/Farnum and related ephemera, sun fade to spine, partial split to front inner hinge. Bookseller Inventory # 001282

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Lincoln, Abraham

Published by The Current Literature Publishing Co., New York (1907)

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Item Description: The Current Literature Publishing Co., New York, 1907. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fiine. Frontispiece Portrait Plates in Tissue Interleavings. (illustrator). First Edition. 12mos. Original red cloth with gilt titles. A remarkably well preserved set of the first collected works of Lincoln, with a preface and an introduction by James Russell Lowell from the North American Review of 1864, never before in book form. Scarce in this fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 1349809

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Item Description: Columbus: Follett, Foster, 1860., 1860. First Edition, a later printing. Howes L-338: ?Historically the most important series of American political debates.? 8vo, (4), 268pp. Orig. cloth, edges worn, some foxing throughout, Bookseller Inventory # 00

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No Author Stated); Lincoln, Abraham; Stephen A. Douglas

Published by Follett, Foster & Company, Columbus (1860)

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Item Description: Follett, Foster & Company, Columbus, 1860. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fair. First Edition. FIRST EDITION, second or third state. Copyright page with 1860, title page with 1860, lead ad reads "16,000 Copies Lincoln and Douglas' Debates Sold" at bottom of first printed page. With 4 pages of ads prior to title page. Line ruled above publisher's imprint on copyright page. With signature number "2" printed to lower margin of page 13. Full title as follows: "Political Debates Between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas, in the Celebrated Campaign of 1858, in Illinois; Including the Preceding Speeches of Each, at Chicago, Springford, etc.; Also, the Two Great Speeches of Mr. Lincoln in Ohio, in 1859, as Carefully Prepared by the Reporters of Each Party, and Published at the Times of Their Delivery." This copy contains two small early newspaper articles related to this title tipped-in to contents page. The first relates to an article in the Freeport Journal by Joseph Medill regarding questions on slavery put forward in the debate. The second article refers to the scarce re-publication of the book by Henry Holt in 1905. References: Howes L338; Monaghan 69; Sabin 41156. "Historically the most important series of American political debates" (Howes). Bound in publisher's original brown blind-embossed cloth, with faded gilt lettering to spine. Note: A FAIR copy only. Heavily foxed throughout (as is often the case), faint stain to lower margin throughout, front hinge very loose, lacks ffep, handling & age-wear & soiling to boards, offsetting of newspaper articles from content's page through to title page, otherwise a solid complete hardcover copy. 268pp. EARLY EDITION of an important book. RARE. Size: 24 x 16cm. Bookseller Inventory # 001039

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Putnam, George Haven (intro)

Published by G. P. Putnam 1912 (1912)

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Item Description: G. P. Putnam 1912, 1912. First Edition, 1st Printing Hardback. 284p Very good condition. No dust jacket, as issued. Light wear to extremities., Light wear to head and tail of spine., one small light discoloration on top board. ISBN: B000VSQNV6. Bookseller Inventory # E981453

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Published by Follett, Foster and Company, Columbus OH (1860)

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Item Description: Follett, Foster and Company, Columbus OH, 1860. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fair. No Jacket. Presumed First Edition. FAIR/NO DJ. PRES. 1ST ED. 268 pps; embossed faux leather faded, worn at all corners and edges; spine cover detached; text unmarked; binding stable; some pages dog-earred, many stained or spotted; good reading copy. Size: 6.5 X 9.5 In. History. Bookseller Inventory # CH001169

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as carefully prepared by the reporters of each party, and published at the times of their delivery

Published by Follett, Foster and Company

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Item Description: Follett, Foster and Company. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First edition but later issue with line over printer's name on copyright page and signature "2" on page 13. Pages very clean with no foxing. Rebound with marbled boards and blue leather spine with gilt title. A very good, clean copy. Bookseller Inventory # 000821

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Lincoln, Abraham; Douglas, Stephen

Published by The Burrows Brothers Company (1894)

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Item Description: The Burrows Brothers Company, 1894. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Cleveland, 1894. 8vo, grey cloth, 316 pp. No. 1 of 750 copies printed for the Burrows Brothers at University Press, Cambridge. Title continues: In the Celebrated Campaign of 1858 in Illinois, Including the Preceding Speeches of Each at Chicago, Springfield, Etc. Also, The Two Great Speeches of Abraham Lincoln in Ohio in 1859. A scarce title. Contents fine, some light rubbing to boards, both hinges starting but still fairly sturdy. Very good minus condition overall, quite attractive. Bookseller Inventory # 14930

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Lincoln, Abraham; and Stephen A. Douglas

Published by Follett, Foster & Company, Columbus, OH (1860)

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Item Description: Follett, Foster & Company, Columbus, OH, 1860. Hardcover. 1st. First edition, early issue. Line present above publishers slug on copyright page; numeral 2 at bottom of pg.13; no publisher's ads. Brown blindstamped boards with gilt lettering to spine. A very good copy (wear to extremities, more so to spine ends, with corners showing; cloth starting to split along front joint); internally clean. Including the Preceding Speeches of Each at Chicago, Springfield, etc. Also, the Two Great Speeches of Abraham Lincoln in Ohio in 1859. "Historically the most important series of American political debates." - Howes L338. (Eberstadt 113:288; Sabin 41156). Next day shipping. Celebrating our 20th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request. Bookseller Inventory # 15524

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Published by Follett,Foster and Co., Columbus, Ohio (1860)

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Item Description: Follett,Foster and Co., Columbus, Ohio, 1860. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Including the preceding speeces of each, at chicago, springfield, etc.; also, the two great speeches of Mr. Lincoln in Ohio, in 1859, as carefully prepared by the reporters of each party, and published at the times of their delivery. Stamped cloth covered boards, cloth splitting along spine edge, wear along all edges and corners worn to boards. Internally, prev. owners bookplate inside front cover. Moisture damage to inside lower left of front cover, consistent foxing, light to heavy in some spots. Still sound, no separation and not ex library. Bookseller Inventory # 3004728

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Item Description: Columbus: Follett, Foster and Company, 1860. Royal 8vo. (4, ads), (4, t-p, contents), [1]-268 pp. Original blind-stamped brown pebbled cloth, gilt title on backstrip, in a folding case. Moderate foxing throughout, cloth lightly worn at extremities and with a few minor marks. Early pencil signature on front free endpaper and small bookplate on front pastedown. First edition, later issue, with a rule above the publisher's imprint, ads, and signature "2" on p.13. "Historically the most important series of American political debates" (Howes L338). Although he lost the campaign for the Illinois Senate seat to the Democratic incumbent Stephen Douglas, the 1858 debates won national prominence for Lincoln and his stance of conservative opposition to slavery and contributed to his nomination and victory of the Presidency two years later. The book opens with Lincoln's now famous "House Divided" speech, in which he said: "A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure, permanently, half slave and half free". Howes L-338, Graff 2495, Monaghan 69. Sabin 41156. Bookseller Inventory # 106317

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Item Description: Follett, Foster and Company, Columbus, 1860. Hardcover. Book Condition: VG/no dj as issued. 1st edition. 8vo., orig. brown blind-embossed bds. tastefully re-backed with matching cloth spine and gold emb. brown morocco label. Rubbing to bds. with lightening of color in areas, although still brown. Mild wear to edges and corners. Binding tight. New eps. Mild to moderate scattered foxing, not affecting legibility. Very bottom of cp has small lib. stamp with "withdrawn" stamp. A very nice copy of the first ed., prob. 2nd state. "Historically the most important series of American political debates." Howes L-338, Sabin 41156. Scarce in the original. Bookseller Inventory # 1357

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Lincoln, Abraham, and Stephen A. Douglas

Published by Follett, Foster and Company, Columbus, Ohio (1860)

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Item Description: Follett, Foster and Company, Columbus, Ohio, 1860. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good Plus. Custom bound in chocolate-brown half morocco (goat) leather; contrasting leather spine label; five raised bands; decorated in gilt; spine compartments gilt. Original publisher's blind-embossed cloth boards. First edition, early state, with mixed issue points. Floral design at all corners of front board. Line present above publishers slug on title verso. No numeral 2 on 17; No ads. Collation numeral (2) at base of p. 13*; Probably second or third issue. 268. pp. "Historically the most important series of American political debates." (Howes L-338). One corner bumped, the others dinged. Light foxing to first ten pages, restricted to margins. Book bears penciled signature of Cyrus Woodman (dated July 4, 1860), a noted Wisconsin lumber and land baron once elected to the Wisconsin Senate but who resigned before actually ever serving. Brief newspaper clipping about Robert R. Hitt (probably 1874) tipped in at front free endpaper, which one might reasonably suppose was affixed to the book, after he (Hitt) himself became on the owners of this particular book; in the tipped-in article, headlined "An Appointment Fit to be Made", Ritt's achievements were sung: of having "reported the joint debates between Lincoln and Douglas during the celebrated Senatorial contest of that year". Hitt was employed by Abraham Lincoln as short-hand note-taker from Lincoln's days as lawyer and was employed for these famous debates as well. He and Lincoln went on be become fast friends, eventually being appointed by the President as Secretary of the Legation at Paris, etc. Hitt later went on to be appointed Assistant Secretary of State during the Garfield/Arthur administration, and was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. The book bearsno inscription or dedication - only this clipping and Cyrus Woodman's signature. "Including the preceding speeches of each at Chicago, Springfield, etc.; also, the two great speeches of Mr. Lincoln in Ohio, in 1859, as carefully prepared by the reporters of each party and published at the times of their delivery."*Other (non-point-dependent) collation marks: 3 on p.29; 7 on p. 93; 8 on p. 109; 12 on p. 173; 14 on p. 205; 15 on p. 221; 16 on p. 237; 17 on p. 258). Bookseller Inventory # 69655

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LINCOLN, Abraham [1809-1865].

Published by Columbus: Follett, Foster And Company, 1860. (1860)

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Item Description: Columbus: Follett, Foster And Company, 1860., 1860. 8vo. pp. 2 p.l., 268. original blind-stamped cloth (chipping & fraying to front joint, spine ends & corners). First Edition, Later Issue (line above publisher on verso of title, no publisher’s ads, number ‘2’ in lower margin of p. 13). "Historically the most important series of American political debates." (Howes) Although he lost the campaign for the senatorship to the Democrat Stephen Douglas, the 1858 debates won national prominence for Lincoln and his stance of conservative opposition to slavery. Howes L-338. Sabin 41156. Bookseller Inventory # elala3847

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Political Debates Between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and: Lincoln, Abraham and

Lincoln, Abraham and Douglas, Stephen

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Item Description: Follett, Foster and Company, Columbus, 1860. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good Plus. First Edition. Original cloth (hard cover), gilt titles, blind stamped decorations with floral design in corners and central star medalion. (9 1/2 x 6 1/2). First Edition (mixed state, later printing). [2], 268 pages. With line over publisher's imprint on copyright page; numeral "2" at bottom of page 13, no publisher's adverts. An unsophisticated, exceptional example of one of histories most important political debates. Exterior showing just the slightest of wear, internally clean and tight with just the lightest of foxing. Size: Tall Octavo. Bookseller Inventory # 003690

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