Description

    "Historically the most important
    series of American political debates."

    Abraham Lincoln. Political Debates between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas, In the Celebrated Campaign of 1858, in Illinois. Columbus: Follett, Foster, and Company, 1860. First edition, first issue. Octavo. iv, [v, contents], [vi-viii, blank], 268 pages [6, blank] . Publisher's brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt, boards decoratively stamped in blind. Housed in a quarter-morocco clamshell case. Binding edges worn with boards exposed at corners, spine ends sophisticated with cloth trimmed, previous owner signature on front free endpaper, intermittent foxing, heaviest at endpapers. Text bracketed in holographic ink or pencil in margins of pages 20, 53, 55, 59-61 and 75-77. Very good. Howes L 339. Sabin 41156.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2016
    15th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 484

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $200,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $200,000 and $2,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 45 days left to consign to the 2018 March 17 Texana Grand Format Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    We had a wonderful time in New York during the October 2013 Historical Manuscripts auction that featured my mother’s papers collected during her tenure as Martin Luther King, Jr.’s secretary. In fact, the entire experience from beginning to end has been a pleasure.
    Howard Ballou,
    Brandon, MS
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 December 2 Americana & Political Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    2017 December 2 Americana & Political Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,163,277