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The National Weakness: A Discourse Delivered in the First Church, Brooklyn on Fast Day, Sept. 26, 1861

By: Hedge, Rev. F.H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Walker, Wise and Company: 1861

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018857

Condition: Very Good


Original printed wrappers, some soiling and a small chip from back bottom corner. The Rev. Hedge laments the fact that many people in the North throught the Civil War would be an easily won fight and he predicts and long and costly battle ahead. The author was a friend of Emerson and a foundier of the American Transcendentalism movement. 4 7/7 by 7 5/8 inches. 19 pages. View more info

Original Cabinet Card Portrait Photograph

By: Heinzman, Frank

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Cincinnati, Krug's:

Seller ID: 5369

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Circa 1885. Heinzman was president of the 9th Ohio Veterans Association. View more info

Abraham Lincoln--The Great Leveler (Delivered at the Forum of the Level Club, February 7, 1928)

By: Hertz, Emanuel

Price: $37.50

Publisher: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019542

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's light blue wrapper. 6" x 9." Seventeen pages, complete. Pages are clean; binding is tight. From Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 3026: "Lincoln from a Masonic standpoint." This is an address given at a Masonic forum, extolling the virtues of Abraham Lincoln and how his character aligned with the Masonry. A story in the back details how Lincoln, while not disavowing the Masonry, never applied to join the order. Limited edition. View more info

Abraham Lincoln at the Climax of the Great Lincoln-Douglas Joint Debate in Galesburg, Illinois; Delivered at Galesburg, Illinois, on the 6th Day of October, 1928, on the 70th Anniversary of the Lincoln-Douglas Debate, from a Platform Erected on the Spot Where the Original Debate Was Held--upon the Campus of ... Knox College

By: Hertz, Emanuel

Price: $47.50

Publisher: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019567

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's yellow wrapper with staple binding. 6" x 9." Fourteen pages. Pages and covers are clean and intact. A pristine, fine copy. Typed letter laid-in from Zens L. Smith, Assistant to the President at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois, to Ralph R. Ritzman. Signed by Smith in blue ink. The letter is dated December 7, 1928, typed on Knox College stationery, and is clean and intact. The letter reads: "My dear Dr. Ritzman: Thinking that you may wish to add to your collection of Lincoln memorabilia the address delivered by Mr. Emanuel Hertz at our celebration las... View more info

Travellers and Outlaws: Episodes in American History. With an Appendix of Authorities.

By: Higginson, Thomas Wentworth

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Lee and Shepard, Publishers: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12812

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


340 pages; 6 pages advertisements; brown cloth binding, gilt lettering and pattern design on the cover. Contents include - "Old Salem Sea-Captains"; "Revolutionary Congressman on Horseback"; "New-England Vagabond"; "The Maroons of Jamaica" and "Suriname"; "Gabriel's Defeat"; "Denmark Vesey"; and "Nat Turner's Insurrection". Blanck - Bibliography of American Literature #8362. Very good clean copy. View more info

Cheerful Yesterdays.

By: Higginson, Thomas Wentworth

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12813

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


374 pages; brown cloth binding with gilt lettering. Thomas Higginson was an American author, abolitionist and soldier. The volume is filled with articles revised from the "Atlantic Monthly". Blanck - Bibliography of American Literature #8422. Very good clean copy. View more info

Dadsie Dan.

By: Hill, J. Wagley

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Omaha, Nebraska, W.D. Poessnecker: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9756

Condition: Collectible-Fine


82 pages, with illustrations and frontis; bound in soft leather with title and illustration. Top of pages gilted. Fictional romantic account of a soldier in the American Civil War. View more info

"A Bill To be entitled an Act to amend the law in relation to substitutes." House of Representatives. Dec. 21st, 1863. Ordered to be printed by (sic) Mr. Holton.

By: Hilton, Robert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Richmond, VA, 1863

Seller ID: 020752

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original document printed on beige paper. 5 3/4" x 9 3/8." Two pages (one sheet), complete. Document is very clean and intact. Very minimal age wear to the paper. A fine copy. Robert B. Hilton (1821-1894) was a newspaper editor and lawyer who served in the Confederate House of Representatives as a representative from Florida. In 1863, he introduced a bill making men who had sent a substitute to fight for them in the Confederate Army liable for military service if their substitute deserted, proved physically unfit, or later became subject to military service. This is an early co... View more info

The National Finances: Speech of Hon. Samuel Hooper of Massachusetts on the Loan Bill Delivered in the House of Representatives February 21, 1866

By: Hooper, Samuel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., McGill & Witherow, Printers and Stereotypers: 1866

Seller ID: 8627

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original wrappers, with crease running down center. Concerns the sale of bonds to reduce the debt run up by the United States government during the Civil War. 14 pages. View more info

Early Life and Public Career of Hon. James G. Blaine, Patriot, Statesman and Historian, Reciting the Annals of His Brilliant Career from Obscurity to the Foremost Position in the Councils of the Nation and the Affections of the People; (continued)

By: Houghton, Walter R.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Chicago, A. G. Nettleton & Co.: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4837

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Title continued: ".Including a Biography of Gen'l John A. Logan, and Embracing a History of the Principles and Achievements of the Republican Party, With Platforms of Both Parties From 1856, and Other Valuable Political Documents". Illustrations. Gilt accent front cover and spine, with many decorations in black. Small damp stain bottom corner edges pages 148-224, 351-454, and 509-end. Text unaffected. 576 pages. Book plate front end paper. Patterned end papers front and rear. Contents include: Early family life; Graduates college, with honors; College professor; Journalist; Marriage; S... View more info

Get Out or Get in Line, Being a Preachment.

By: Hubbard, Elbert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: East Aurora, N.Y., Roycrofters: 1902

Seller ID: 6300

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


(1902, reprinted from Cosmopolitan Magazine). 16 pages, printed wrapper, 5 1/4 x 4". Nice copy, partly unopened. Gives text of a letter from Lincoln to Major-General Hooker warning him about criticizing those above him and withholding aid from fellow officers, then Hubbard adds his preaching. View more info

History of Stamford, Conmnecticut from Its Settlement in 1641 to the Present Time Including Darien which was One of Its Parishes until 1820

By: Huntington, Rev. E.B.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Stamford, Published by the Author: 1868

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018918

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth, re-spined with leather label. Repair to inner margin of title page and preface page. All 11 illustrations present. 6 x 8 inches. 492 pages. View more info

"Illinois" Lincoln Exhibit; Illinois State Historical Library, Lincoln Room, Illinois Building, Sesqui-Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia, 1926

By: Illinois State Historical Library

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Springfield, IL, Schnepp and Barnes Printers: 1926

Seller ID: 019607

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's white wrapper. 6" x 9." Thirty-two pages, complete. Black and white reprinted photographs, complete. Pages and covers are intact. This pamphlet is a guide for visitors to use while viewing items in the Lincoln Room for the Sesqui-Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia and lists all of the items in the "Illinois" Lincoln Exhibit. Also included in the pamphlet are black and white reprinted portraits of Illinois Governor Len Small and several members of the Illinois Sesqui-Centennial Commission. On the back cover is a reprinted image of the Illinois Buil... View more info

Lincoln's Use of the Bible

By: Jackson, S. Trevena

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, The Abingdon Press: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019546

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's brown wrapper. 4 1/4" x 6 3/4." Thirty-five pages, complete. Pages are very clean; binding is tight. There are only a few marks: a small pencil mark on top margin of front wrapper and few small spots on inside of front cover and front free endpaper. A clean, fine copy overall. From Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 1755: "Itemized account of Lincoln's religion. 'Ann Rutledge gave him a new view of the Bible and Shakespeare.'" View more info

Autograph Documents Signed. "Henry Johnson"

By: Johnson, Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1874

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 12349

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Manuscript document signed and dated August 1874 (8 x 12 1/2 inch), one page. Henry Johnson (1819-1895) was a longtime Muncy, Pa lawyer. in 1860 he was elected to the Pennsylvania State Senate, eventually rising to the position of chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. From this position he shepherded a bill through the state Senate that eventually allowed Pennsylvania soldiers during the civil war to vote from where they were stationed. Some attribute the passage of this bill to Abraham Lincoln winning the state of Pennsylvania in the 1864 election. Henry Johnson also served as a soldier... View more info

Campfire and Battle-Field. History of the Conflicts and Campaigns of the Great Civil War in the United States.

By: Johnson, Rossiter

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Boston., Knight & Brown: 1896

Seller ID: 017759

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth with impressed design and gilt lettering and gilt design of a solider on the front cover. 11 X 13 1/2 inches. 551 pages which include 11 pages of Index. Copy has 8 color lithograph and numerous black and white photographs and illustrations throughout copy. 1 lithograph is slightly torn on the edge, as are several pages. Some pages had smudge spots. Mild scuffing on covers. Copy is clean and complete. Binding is tight,. View more info

Truth of the War Conspiracy of 1861

By: Johnstone, H. W.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Idylwild, GA, H. W. Johnstone: 1921

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019628

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's beige wrapper. 6" x 9." Forty pages, complete. First and last page have a little bit of wear. Rest of the page are clean and intact. From Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 2508: "A variant, S 139, has Idylwild imprint. ... A Southerner charges Lincoln with responsibility for the Civil War." View more info

The Greatening of Abraham Lincoln

By: Jones, Edgar DeWitt; Long, John C. (Introduction); Stoddard, William O., Jr. (Foreword)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: St. Louis, MO, The Bethany Press: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019662

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition. No. 477 of 950 copies signed by the author. Ex-library. Original publisher's brown leatherette binding. 8 3/4" x 10 1/2." Thirty-eight pages, complete. Gilt lettering on front cover. Impressed decorations on front cover; a picture of the Lincoln log cabin. Decorative endpapers with Lincoln log cabin icons. Pages and covers are very clean and intact overall. Glue stains on front pastedown and front free endpaper. Blind stamp on title page from Aurora College Library in Aurora, Illinois. No external markings. John C. Long, son of Rev. John D. Long, provides a... View more info