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Abraham Lincoln. A History. Complete in 10 volumes.
The Century Co,, New York: 1914 - The complete set of the life of Lincoln by his private secretaries, Nicolay and Hay. Hay was assistant private secretary to the president; Nicolay and Hay lived in the White House, and Hay was present when Lincoln died. In 1874 the men were appointed custodians of Lincoln's papers by Lincoln's son Robert Todd Lincoln. The authors collaborated on this official biography of the president, which first appeared serially in The Century Magazine, between 1886 and 1890. 8vo, top edges gilt. Three quarter maroon calf and maroon cloth, gilt titles to spines, gilt decorated raised bands with gilt shield design. Some minor visitations from a mouse - some markings on the back of one board, a couple volumes with slight rubbing on spine tips, lower foredge of one volume with shallow crescent of abrasion. A very handsome binding for this complete set. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
Last Found On: 2013-06-27           Check availability:      IberLibro    


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