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Sandburg, Carl
Small archive of 5 Autograph and Typescript Manuscripts, each with content related to Abraham Lincoln
n.p, 1944. In all, 8pp., comprising: (1) Brief one page Autograph Ms. note regarding the attitudes of two living ex-Presidents (Fillmore and Pierce) toward Lincoln; (2) One page Autograph Manuscript initialled "C.S."(in 3 columns) regarding the life mask of Lincoln made by Leonard Volk and the photograph of that mask by Edward Steichen (published in THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, edited by Sandburg and Merserve, New York, Harcourt Brace, 1944, beneath a reproduction of the Steichen photo); (3) One page Autograph Ms. on ruled note paper regarding an unpublished letter written "in the indubitable cramped style of Dennis F. Hanks"; (4) Typed note beginning "Many men and women, now faded and gone . " consisting of a single paragraph captioned "Preface - 2"at top in Sandburg's hand in pencil; (5) one page Autograph Note quoting remarks derogatory to Lincoln from the front page of Leslie's Weekly of Feb 25, 1865 ("A schoolboy would deserve flogging for sending out documents of such prodigious moment as come from his pen in phrases so mean and unbecoming"); (6) Half-page typescript of "People Who Touched Lincoln" (published in THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN. New York, Harcourt Brace, 1944) type-signed "C.S." and docketed at bottom "For the Photographs of Abraham Lincoln"; One page of Autograph Notes concerning instructions for the Barrett photographs "when reassembled for new plates" according to a handwritten note (not Sandburg's ) on the verso of an attached card from the author. 1 vols. Various sizes. Sandburg on Lincoln Photographs and Other Mss. In all, 8pp., compris … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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