Lot #20
Abraham Lincoln

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Estimate: $1200+

Description

Historic unsigned ten-volume book set: Abraham Lincoln: A History by John G. Nicolay and John Hay, Vols. I-X. First edition. NY: The Century Co., 1890. Hardcovers bound in green cloth with gilt lettering on spine and top edge gilt, 6.5 x 9.25. Book condition: VG/None, with ownership inscription to title page of Vol. I, some toning inside Vol. I from a laid-in newspaper clipping, cracked hinges to three volumes, and general rubbing and edgewear. A desirable complete set of Lincoln's definitive biography, authored by his esteemed personal secretaries.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #589 - Ended August 12, 2020