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Signature on Card - Hugh Judson Kilpatrick

By: Kilpatrick, Hugh Judson

Price: $37.50

Publisher: 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019499

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Signature on beige card in brown ink by Hugh Judson Kilpatrick. No date, circa 1860s-1870s. 3 1/8" x 2." Signed, "Yours truly, J. Kilpatrick." Signature and card are very clean and intact. Hugh Judson Kilpatrick (1836-1881), often referred to as Judson Kilpatrick, was a Union Army major general who participated in numerous military campaigns and battles during the Civil War. View more info

Original Sheet Music. "Tenting On The Old Camp Ground." Adapted And Sung By The Hutchinson Family

By: Kittredge, Walter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Oliver Ditson & Co.: 1864

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018484

Condition: Fine


Original white wrapper with decorated black boarders surrounding black lettering on the front cover. 10 X 13 inches. 4 pages. "Tenting On The Old Camp Ground" (also known as "Tenting Tonight") was a popular song during the Civil War, particularly to the Union Army. This song is about the life of a solider, missing home and loved ones and the men dying or wounded in battle. A previous owners impressed stamp mark is on the lower front cover which reads, "Seeger & Rotchka, dealers in books, music, instruments, stationary, pictures". Copy has been mended with white tape. Mu... View more info

Autograph letter signed: Marie Ravenel de LaCoste

By: LaCoste, Marie Ravenel de

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Germantown, Maryland, 1867

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019096

Condition: Very Good


Two pages. 5 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Three small chips in inner margin, not affecting text. Some creasing. Signed Marie R. La Coste. Miss de La Coste (b. 1846, d. 1935) was the author of the lyrics to the Civil War song "Somebody's Darling" (1864) a song very popular in its day and still known and sung today. Very little is know about her life. She grew up in Savannah. The death of her fiancee, a Confederate soldier in 1862, likely inspired the poem that became lyrics for the song. Her life was lived mostly as a recluse. In this letter, she politely declines an offer by Eugene Di... View more info

Original Sheet Music. "When Johnny Comes Marching Home."

By: Lambert, Louis (Patrick Gilmore)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Boston, Henry Tolman & Co.: 1863

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018477

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original sheet music for "When Johnny Comes Marching Home". 9 3/4 X 13 inches. 4 pages. This song was popular during the Civil War. The composer Louis Lambert was actually composer Patrick Gilmore. Gilmore (1829-1892) was an Irish-American band leader. Gilmore wrote "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" while serving in the Union Army during the Civil War. This copy has a small tear along the edge which has been previously mended with white tape. Musical scores are legible. Front cover has light foxing. Copy is clean and complete. View more info

Abraham Lincoln; Address Delivered Before the Union League of Philadelphia, February 12, 1909

By: Lambert, William H.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA?, 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019552

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's brown wrapper. February 12, 1909. 6" x 9 1/2." Twenty-four pages, complete. Address is titled, "Lincoln the Honest Man, Abolished Slavery, Reestablished the Union, Saved the Republic, Without Veiling the Statue of Liberty." Includes a black and white reprinted portrait of Abraham Lincoln. A clean copy. Pages are very clean and undamaged. This speech was given by William H. Lambert, a member of the Union League. Lambert was introduced by the Union League president, James F. Hope, at the event. In the address, Lambert reminisces about Abraham Lincol... View more info

John Greenleaf Whittier: His Life and Work

By: Lewis, Georgina King

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Headley Brothers: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019985

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's gray cloth binding. 6" x 9." 224 pages (including two pages of advertisements for other books in the back), complete. Index in back. Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Former ownership bookplate on front pastedown belonging to A. B. Horsley that shows a ship in a harbor. This is a biography of John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892), who was an American poet, a Quaker, and an advocate for the abolition of slavery. Georgina King Lewis (1847-1924) was a philanthropist, Quaker, and supporter of the temperance movement. She was an important fi... View more info

Addresses Delivered at the Celebration of the One Hundred and Fifth Anniversary of the Birth of Abraham Lincoln Under the Auspices of the Lincoln Centennial Association at the State Armoury, in Springfield, Illinois, on the Twelfth Day of February, Nineteen Hundred and Fourteen

By: Lincoln Centennial Association

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Springfield, IL, 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019576

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's beige wrapper with an impressed portrait medallion of Abraham Lincoln on the front cover. 5" x 7 1/2." Eighty pages, complete. Pages and covers are clean. Some pages are uncut at the top. Slight folding at the top of the front cover; does not affect the portrait medallion. A very clean and intact copy overall. From Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 2151: "Speeches by Pres. J. Otis Humphrey, Sen. Joseph T. Robinson, Dr. Stephen S. Wise, and Hon. Percival G. Rennick." View more info

Addresses Delivered at the Celebration of the One Hundred and Sixth Anniversary of the Birth of Abraham Lincoln Under the Auspices of the Lincoln Centennial Association at the State Armoury, in Springfield, Illinois, on the Twelfth Day of February, Nineteen Hundred and Fifteen

By: Lincoln Centennial Association

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Springfield, IL, 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019577

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's beige wrapper with an impressed portrait medallion of Abraham Lincoln on the front cover. 5" x 7 1/2." Sixty-seven pages, complete. Pages and covers are clean. Some pages are uncut at the top. A clean and intact copy. From Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 2195: "Speeches by Gov. Edward F. Dunne, Archbishop John P. Glennon, Gutzon Borglum, and Samuel Fallows. Latter half of volume is devoted to memorial exercises for semi-centennial anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln." View more info

Addresses Delivered at the Celebration of the One Hundred and Seventh Anniversary of the Birth of Abraham Lincoln Under the Auspices of the Lincoln Centennial Association at the State Armoury, in Springfield, Illinois, on the Twelfth Day of February, Nineteen Hundred and Sixteen

By: Lincoln Centennial Association

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Springfield, IL, 1916

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019578

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's beige wrapper with an impressed portrait medallion of Abraham Lincoln on the front cover. 5" x 7 1/2." Seventy-nine pages, complete. Pages and covers are clean. Some pages are uncut at the top. A clean and intact copy. From Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 2250: "Opening remarks by Pres. J. Otis Humphrey; addresses by Senators J. Hamilton Lewis, Lawrence Y. Sherman, and Bishop William A. Quayle; account of marking the location of Lincoln's farewell address in Springfield." View more info

Lincoln Centennial Association Addresses: Delivered at the Annual Banquet Held at Springfield, Illionois, February Twelfth Nineteen Hundred and Twelve, Commemorating the One Hundred and Third Anniversary of the Birth of Abraham Lincoln

By: Lincoln Centennial Association

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Springfield, IL, Lincoln Centennial Association: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019582

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's beige wrapper with an impressed portrait medallion of Abraham Lincoln on the front cover. 6 1/4" x 9 3/8." Sixty-one pages, complete. Pages are very clean except for a few pages with minimal foxing near the inside of the spine. Covers are clean. From Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 2035: "Addresses by Henry Cabot Lodge, Frank B. Willis, and John Armstrong, a brother of Duff." View more info

Addresses Delivered at the Celebration of the One Hundred and Ninth Anniversary of the Birth of Abraham Lincoln Under the Auspices of the Lincoln Centennial Association and Illinois Centennial Commission at the State Armoury, in Springfield, Illinois, on the Twelfth Day of February, Nineteen Hundred and Eighteen

By: Lincoln Centennial Association; Illinois Centennial Commission

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Springfield, IL, 1918

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019579

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's beige wrapper with an impressed portrait medallion of Abraham Lincoln on the front cover. 5" x 7 1/2." 108 pages, complete. Pages and covers are clean. Some pages are uncut at the top. Slight crease on front cover. A clean and intact copy overall. From Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 2237: "Foreword by Sec. P. B. Warren, with copy of Lincoln's reply to Gov. Thomas Carney. Addresses by William Renwick Riddell, Thomas Power O'Connor, and Addison G. Proctor [sic]." View more info

An Address Delivered by Abraham Lincoln Before the Springfield Washingtonian Temperance Society, at the Second Presbyterian Church, Springfield, Illinois, on the 22nd Day of February, 1842.

By: Lincoln, Abraham

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Springfield, IL, Oldroyd, O. H.: 1889

Seller ID: 019622

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's brown wrapper with an illustration of Abraham Lincoln on the front cover. 5 3/4" x 8 3/4." Fourteen pages, complete. Illustration of the Lincoln Monument on the back cover. Pages and covers are clean and intact. From Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 1055: "Published by O. H. Oldroyd, State Custodian Lincoln Homestead, Springfield, Ill. Lincoln as a Temperance Man. ... A W.C.T.U. reply to alleged misquotations of Lincoln on prohibition. The original Oldroyd publication is listed as No. 980." Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 980 says, &#... View more info

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

By: Lincoln, Abraham and Stephen A. Douglas

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Columbus, Follett, Foster and Company: 1860

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018773

Condition: Good


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. View more info

Lincoln's Autobiography; The Original Manuscript Loaned by the Fell Family to the Daily Pantagraph for Exhibition Purposes

By: Lincoln, Abraham; Fell, Jesse W.; The Daily Pantagraph

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bloomington, IL, The Daily Pantagraph: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019592

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's reprinted facsimile of an autobiography by Abraham Lincoln with Lincoln's reprinted signature. Printed on white paper. No date, circa 1918-1929. 4" x 6 1/4." Three pages, complete. Black and white roundel portrait of Abraham Lincoln on the front cover. Pages are very clean. Pages are intact except for some tearing on the back which does not affect the text. On the last page, Jesse W. Fell explains the provenance of Lincoln's autobiography. Both the reprinted autobiography and the explanation by Fell were originally published on March 20, 1872. Jesse W. Fe... View more info

A Californian's Collection of Lincolniana

By: Lindstrom, Ralph G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, The Ward Ritchie Press: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019590

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition. One of 1000 copies. Original publisher's gray wrapper with a silhouetted blue outline of Abraham Lincoln on the front. 6" x 9." Published April 15, 1957. Nine pages, complete. Colophon in the back: "1000 copies were printed by the Ward Ritchie Press, April 15, 1957." Pages and covers are very clean. A brief article by Ralph G. Lindstrom, President of the Lincoln Fellowship of California, on how F. Ray Risdon became an avid collector of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia. View more info

Abraham Lincoln (New Biographical Series, No. 73)

By: Lovett, Richard

Price: $37.50

Publisher: London, England, Religious Tract Society: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019583

Condition: Very Good


New Biographical Series, No. 73. No date, circa 1895. 6 1/2" x 8 1/2." Sixteen pages, complete. Pamphlet with a black and white illustrated portrait of Abraham Lincoln on the front cover. Pages are clean and intact. A brief biography that chronicles the life of Abraham Lincoln and concludes with a eulogistic section on his character. View more info

Original Sheet Music. "Brother Tell Me Of The Battle"

By: Manahan, Thomas and Geo. F. Root

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Chicago, Root & Cady: 1864

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018496

Condition: Fine


Original white wrapper with a decorated black boarder surrounding black lettering on the front cover. 10 X 13 inches. 4 pages. This song tells the story of a soldier who has come home from the war to tell of the causalities. Foxing on all pages. Spots on the back cover. Pages are clean and complete. View more info

Speech of Hon. Horace Mann of Massachusetts on the Institution of Slavery Delivered in the House of Representatives August 17, 1852

By: Mann, Horace

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Buell & Blanchard, Printers: 1852

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018791

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers. 6 x 9 inches. 24 pages, complete. Some darkening along spine. View more info

A Yankee in Andersonville

By: Mann, T. H.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Harper's Magazine: 1891

Seller ID: 015552

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Excerpt from a 1891 issue of Harper's Magazine with cardstock cover. Chipping along edges and spine of cover. 34 pages with 14 illustrations. Originally written in 1866 and 1867, this is the author's edited version of his experiences in Andersonville and other Confederate prisons during the Civil War. View more info

Addresses, Speeches, Lectures and Letters upon Various Subjects

By: McCulloch, Hugh

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Wm. H. Lepley, Printer. Washington, D. C. 1890.: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 665

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Inscribed by McCulloch, Lincoln's Treasury Secretary (front end paper). Chipping spine top; slight chipping spine bottom. Wear to corners. Front end papers split at spine top, small damp stain and one inch tear page top. The author speaks and writes about many issues including the Civil War in 1861 and 1865 (the beginning and the end); money; currency -- legal tender notes; silver certificates; the tariff; taxation; import duties; foreign exchange; the right to vote; labor-saving inventions; labor; a Republic form of government; etc. View more info