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Stephen Douglas

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Inscribed to Senator Richard Lugar, the first paperback printing of Stephen Douglas: The Last Years 1857-1861 by Damon Wells.

Octavo, xvi, 342pp. Pictorial paperback, title printed in black on front cover and spine. Stated “First Paperback Printing, 1990” on copyright page. A near fine example with light shelf wear. Head of spine is bumped. Signed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads: “To Dick Lugar, A Great Senator and a wonderful friend of Pembroke College. Damon Wells / July, 1993.”

Richard Lugar (1932-2019) was a lifelong politician, serving as a US Senator from Indiana from 1977 to 2013. During his time in Washington, Lugar was Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee. Prior to this, Lugar was the 44th Mayor of Indianapolis, in office from 1968-1976. Lugar’s legacy lives on through The Lugar Center, a nonprofit public policy institution he established in 2013 to continue advocating for global issues he focused on while in office.

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University of Texas Press


First Paperback Printing

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Near Fine


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