Abraham Lincoln. [Signed Limited Edition]
Limited, signed first edition of Benjamin P. Thomas’ biography of Abraham Lincoln, “considered by many,” according to an obituary, “the best single volume on the life of Lincoln ever written.” Thomas was a noted Lincoln scholar and was the author or co-author of such books as “Lincoln’s Humor” and Other Essays (2002); Stanton: The Life and Times of Lincoln’s Secretary of War (1962); Portrait for Posterity: Lincoln and His Biographers (1947); and Lincoln’s New Salem (1934).
Description: Abraham Lincoln. [Signed Limited Edition]
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, MCMLII . Limited Signed First Edition, #383 of 500 copies. Signed by Author. Frontis., [1(signed limitation leaf)], , 548, xii, pp., untrimmed. Publisher’s quarter red cloth, with gilt title and rules, with black cloth covers with beveled edges; top edge gilt; deckled edges; ribbon marker. Book in near fine condition. Numbered slipcase sunned; good.