Lincoln, Abraham and Stephen A. Douglas
Title Political Debates Between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas In the Celebrated Campaign of 1858 in Illinois, Including the Preceding Speechers of Each at the Chicago, Springfield, Etc., Also the Two Great Speeches of Mr. Lincoln in Ohio in 1859 as Carefully Prefaced by the Reporters of Each Party, and Published at the Times of their Delivery
Book Condition Good
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Columbus Follett, Foster and Company 1860
Seller ID 018773
The rare first state of the first edition. Original publisher's light brown cloth with gilt lettering. (i)-iv, two blanks, (1)-268, complete. Rubbed at extremities, some chipping at top of spine and a small piece missing close to bottom of spine. Front end paper torn with some loss. Dampstaining bottom right hand side throughout. Occasional foxing and spotting. Howes USiana, number L-338: "Historically the most important series of American political debates." 6 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches.
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