The life and public services of Hon. Abraham Lincoln, with a portrait on steel. To which is added a biographical sketch of Hon. Hannibal Hamlin. D. W. Bartlett.
The life and public services of Hon. Abraham Lincoln, with a portrait on steel. To which is added a biographical sketch of Hon. Hannibal Hamlin
The life and public services of Hon. Abraham Lincoln, with a portrait on steel. To which is added a biographical sketch of Hon. Hannibal Hamlin
The life and public services of Hon. Abraham Lincoln, with a portrait on steel. To which is added a biographical sketch of Hon. Hannibal Hamlin
The life and public services of Hon. Abraham Lincoln, with a portrait on steel. To which is added a biographical sketch of Hon. Hannibal Hamlin

The life and public services of Hon. Abraham Lincoln, with a portrait on steel. To which is added a biographical sketch of Hon. Hannibal Hamlin

New York: Derby & Jackson, publishers, no. 498 Broadway, 1860. 12mo, pp. [iii]-vi, [2],16-354, [4] ads (paginated 29, 6, 5, 4); ads on recto of rear free endpaper; frontispiece portrait from a photograph by Brady; original brown blindstamped cloth, gilt-stamped spine; spine faded, small hole in front free endpaper, all else very good. Eugene Field's copy, with his signature dated Dec. 6th, 1893 at the top of the title page; his forged signature of "A. Lincoln" on the front pastedown, an ink certification on the verso of the rear free endpaper by Sonya Garfield, a notary public for Cook County, Illinois attesting to a statement on the rear pastedown by Eugene Field II, viz.: "This 'Life' of A. Lincoln came from the library of my father, Eugene Field. It is a first edition and bears the original manuscript signature of A. Lincoln. This volume was presented to my father by H. H. Kohlsaat, publisher of the Times Herald, who was a very dear friend of my father and was prized by him very highly as a very rare Lincoln item. Eugene Field II, June 18, 1935." With the pressure stamp of Sonya Garfield, signatures of two witnesses, one Gillespie and a W. Maxwell, and the ownership signature of H. H. Kohlsaat crossed out, presumably by Field, on the front free endpaper. Laid in is a 5" x 4" photograph of Eugene Field by S. L. Stein, Milwaukee, inscribed at the top "With very much love to H. H. Kohlsaat from Eugene Field, 1894." Item #57986

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