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    Book Presented to Abraham Lincoln. Volume II (only) of Samuel Sloan, The Model Architect. A Series of Original Designs for Cottages, Villas, Suburban Residences, Etc. (Philadelphia: 1860). Original half leather, folio; numerous fine lithographic plates, some in color. A sheet, pasted in loosely by the title page, bears a plainly period ink inscription "Hon. A. Lincoln, President of the United States, with kind regards of the author. Phila., Nov. 8, 1861." Near the lower right corner, in a different hand and ink, is "Presented to M.D. Dean by Mrs. Abraham Lincoln April 1867", signed "M.D. Dean". The margins of the inscribed leaf are irregular, with some losses in margins, and it is creased vertically, passing through the first inscription, biding is slightly worn.

    Provenance
    : Bookseller James J. Kane, New York.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    20th Thursday
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