Abraham Lincoln: His Speeches and Writings. [Signed Limited Edition]
“What would Lincoln do now?” — Carl Sandburg
Compilation of letters and speeches sent or delivered by Abraham Lincoln during his political life beginning with an 1832 political announcement to the citizens of Sangamo[n] County, Illinois to his last telegram of consequence, written three days before his assassination. Includes speeches on the 1857 Dred Scott decision, his 1858 Republican Convention Speech, both Inaugural Addresses, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the Gettysburg Address. Preface by Carl Sandburg. Limited to 650 copies signed by the author.
Description: Abraham Lincoln: His Speeches and Writings. [Signed Limited Edition]
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company (1946). First Edition, Signed and Limited to 650 copies (#145/650). Fold-out, facsimile frontis, , xxx, , 843pp. + 6 leaves of plates. Thick 8vo. Publisher’s red cloth; no dust jacket (as issued?). Spine slightly sunned, some darkening and light soiling to bottom of binding; otherwise, very good.