A House Dividing. [Inscribed by the Author]
A study of the turbulent months after Abraham Lincoln’s election as President of the United States in 1860. Based on the author’s doctoral dissertation, the book covers Lincoln’s efforts to unite his own Republican Party as well as deal with the increasing calls for secession. Inscribed and signed by author.
Description: A House Dividing. [Inscribed by the Author]
Springfield, Illinois: The Abraham Lincoln Association, 1945. First Edition. Frontis., ix, [1(blank)], 356, pp + 4 leaves of plates. 8vo. Publisher’s red cloth with gilt titling; without dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper. Very good.