Constitutional Problems Under Lincoln [Revised Edition; Inscribed by Author].


A study of Abraham Lincoln’s government and the great issues of constitutional law raised during his war-time presidency. Revised Edition with new 23-page foreword by the author. Includes discussions of the law of treason, suspension of habeas corpus, martial law and military commissions, conscription, confiscation, emancipation of slaves, the partition of Virginia, and the relation of the government to the press.

This copy owned by historian of the the American South, Frank Wysor Klingberg, with his bookplate. Inscribed by author J.G. Randall to Klingberg “...with high esteem and warmest regards.” Randall (1881–1953) was a noted American historian specializing in Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War era.


Description: Constitutional Problems Under Lincoln [Revised Edition; Inscribed by Author].

Urbana: The University of Illinois Press, (1926) 1951. xxxi, [1], 596pp. Revised Edition. Thick 8vo. Publisher’s red cloth with gilt titling; no dust jacket, if issued. Bookplate. Inscribed by author on free, front endpaper. Spine sunned and with some fading to boards; very good.

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Price: $50.00