Title:A Portrait of Abraham Lincoln In Letters by His Oldest Son
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Good Minus
Edition: 1st Edition
Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Publisher: Chicago IL Chicago Historical Society 1968
Seller ID: 220256
1st Edition. Book Condition : Very Good; no internal markings; binding tight; minor discoloration along binding inside covers due to binding adhesive used; light age toning to top text block. Dust Jacket Condition :Good-; chipping and tearing along spine and top edge; minor discoloration to top and left of front cover and spine; price clipped; vertical tear at top center front tape-repaired. This is a unique volume of special interest to the Lincoln collector. Paul Angle has assembled the correspondence between Robert Todd Lincoln, the President's eldest son, and Isaac Markens, a Lincoln aficionado and former journalist. Topics covered include work on the Gettysburg Address and the family's desire to preserve the President's reputation.