The Life and Public Services of Hon, Abraham Lincoln (true first edition). D. W. Bartlett.

The Life and Public Services of Hon, Abraham Lincoln (true first edition)

New York: H. Dayton, 1860. First edition. First edition of the first biography exclusively about Lincoln. Rebound in modern light blue cloth hardcovers, retaining the original front and rear wrappers. Printed front wrapper. Preface dated June 1st, 1860. 150 pp. Quite scarce, this was the first version of the Lincoln biography printed during his run for the Presidency in the election of 1860 (the later, more common version was bound in cloth and was 357 pp.). Light soiling and a small corner chip to the front wrap; internally clean and bright. Very Good. Item #E10418B

Price: $400.00

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