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    ABRAHAM LINCOLN + 200 DIGNITARIES AUTOGRAPH BOOK FROM CLOSING OF SANITARY FAIR 1864. This gilt stamped leather bound autograph album by Lippincott, Philadelphia. Inscribed in front "W Thaw paid $20 for this in 1864 at close out of US Sanitary Fair, Allegheny City, Diamond Square". Contains signatures with home cities and states of about 200 senators, congressmen and dignitaries, with two or three signatures per page. The first page contains Abraham Lincoln and Gideon Welles. This autograph book was assembled and sold (probably auctioned) to benefit the Sanitary Fair. All autographs very bold and clean.

    Condition: Book has some wear at spine, and discoloration inside pages.


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    December, 2007
    1st Saturday
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