Lincoln’s Preparation for Greatness. The Illinois Legislative Years. [Inscribed by Author]
A study of Abraham Lincoln’s four terms in the Illinois legislature, 1834–1842. With bookplate of Lincoln enthusiast, Robert J. Sommerfield of East Peoria, Illinois.¹ Inscribed and signed to him by author, Paul Simon.
Description: Lincoln’s Preparation for Greatness. The Illinois Legislative Years. [Inscribed by Author]
Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, (1965). xv, 335, pp. First Edition. 8vo. Publisher’s salmon gray cloth; pictorial dust jacket; top edge tinted. Bookplate. Inscribed and signed by author on free, front endpaper. Near fine in very good dust jacket.
Note. 1. Robert J. Sommerfield (1918-1994) - Find A Grave Memorial accessed online: “He was a member of Illinois State Historical Society, Civil War Institute, Lincoln Party of Peoria. He was former president of the Peoria Civil War Round Table.”
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