The Writings of Abraham Lincoln - National Edition, 8 volumes

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Abraham Lincoln, et al, edited by Arthur Brooks Lapsley, introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. The Writings of Abraham Lincoln, National Edition, New York, The Lamb Publishing Company, 1888-1906, First thus (final volume may be a revision, with 1888 copyright date).

Three-quarter red morocco with gilt spine blocks over red marbled boards, 8vo (21 cm), gilt top edges, plain endpapers, frontispieces with tissue titles, many pages unopened. Vol. I, 1832-1843: xviii, 320 pp, introduction with facsimile signature of Theodore Roosevelt; Vol. II, 1843-1858: viii, 324 pp; Vol. III, The Lincoln-Douglas Debates: vi, 378 pp; Vol. IV, The Lincoln-Douglas Debates–II: vi, 296 pp with index; Vol. V, 1858-1862: xiv, 472 pp; Vol. VI, 1862-1863: xxii, 460 pp; Vol. VII, 1863-1865: xxii, 436 pp with index; Vol. VIII, The Life of Lincoln by Noah Brooks: xvi, [ii] 468 pp with index.

Good/no DJ: covers worn and chipped with boards showing at edges, spines chipped with minor loss at head and tail, some foxing and smudging esp. endpapers and edges, no po marks, not an ex-lib. Vol. V has cracked hinge, leather worn away on front, tissue loose; white spot on Vol. VI.


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