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    Ida M. Tarbell: The Life of Abraham Lincoln Four-Volume Set. (New York: Lincoln History Society, 1924), Sangamon Edition, four volumes: 983 total pages, red cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and front board, Lincoln profile blind-stamped on the front board of each volume, 8vo (5.75" x 9"), no dust jackets. The set is in very good condition, with general shelf wear and soiling to the boards, especially on Volume II, which has a small stain on the rear board and a 4" scratch on the front board. The textblock edges show some toning, but overall the texts are clean and the bindings are tight. Previous owner's stamp on front free endpapers. A handsome biography set for perhaps our greatest president, attractively illustrated with photographs, maps, and more.

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    June, 2007
    24th-25th Sunday-Monday
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