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Abraham Lincoln: The War Years

Deluxe Limited Edition


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Deluxe limited edition of Abraham Lincoln: The War Years, signed by Carl Sandburg.

Octavo, [four volumes], xxxi, 660pp; xii, 655pp; xiii, 673pp; xii, 515pp. Brown cloth, gilt title over maroon print on spine, signature of A. Lincoln in gilt on cover. Top edge gilt, uncut edges. Gift inscription on endpaper of Volume I. Light foxing to endpapers of Volume I and IV, light foxing to limitation page. Points of rubbing to spines, small loss to gilt labels. Housed in custom brown cloth slipcase. Signed by the author, Carl Sandburg, on limitation page, this being number 268 of 525. Limitation reads: “The First Edition of Abraham Lincoln: The War Years is limited to 525 Copies on all rag paper, numbered and signed by the author, of which 500 are for sale. This is number 268.” (Howes S82) (Monaghan, 3711). A nice example of this deluxe signed limited edition.

The War Years were the best-selling volumes of Carl Sandburg’s landmark series on President Abraham Lincoln. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1940 for The War Years.

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New York


Harcourt, Brace & Company


Deluxe Limited Edition

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