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    Doorman at Ford's Theatre: Author-Signed Book Owned by Vice President Adlai Stevenson. M-1138 "Reminiscences and Souvenirs of the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln" by J. E. Buckingham, Sr. Boldly signed by the author on the frontispiece portrait. The inside cover is signed by "A. E. Stevenson" (Adlai Ewing Stevenson, Vice-President of the United States 1893-1897). A significant reference work written by the man who printed souvenir copies of the Ford's Theatre playbills (sometime in the 1870's) and served as doorman at Ford's Theatre the night of the assassination. He was an energetic Lincoln collector. Many of the objects depicted in this work were from his personal collection. Outside of wear to the gold stamped lettering on the cover, it is in very fine to excellent condition.

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