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Title: Lincoln: Speeches and Writings 1832-1858 (Library of America) First Printing
Categories: Biography & Autobiography,
Edition: First Printing
Publisher: New York, Library of America: 1989
ISBN Number: 0940450437
ISBN Number 13: 9780940450431
Book Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Item: 27.00 Item
Seller ID: 039414
Description: Abraham Lincoln measured the promise and cost of American freedom in lucid and extraordinarily moving prose, famous for its native wit, simple dignity of expressions, and peculiarly American flavor. This volume, with its companion, Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writing 1859-1865, comprises the most comprehensive selection ever published. over 240 speeches, letters, and drafts take Lincoln from rural law practice to national prominence, and chart his emergence as an eloquent antislavery advocate and defender of the constitution. included are the complete Lincoln-Douglas debates, perhaps the most famous confrontation in American political history.Blue cloth. Bound in ribbon page markers. Previous owner's name written on front decorated end paper. xix, 898pp., index. First Printing. Full refund if not satisfied.