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    Mary Todd Lincoln: Personally Owned Book Signed by Her. Book acquired by Mary Todd Lincoln during a post-Civil War trip to Europe. It is "The Life of Marie Antoinette Queen of France" by Charles Duke Yonge, published in London in 1878, 432 pp. in purple embossed cloth. Label of bookseller Galigani of Paris and Nice on inside front cover. Fading and chipping to lower part of spine. Contents are clean and tight. Signed: "Mary Lincoln. 1878." on the titled endpaper. Mary was fluent in French, but the book is in English.


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    January, 2015
    24th Saturday
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