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Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) The Writings , Federal Edition, with a Signed Document.

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Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2819TLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 27, 2015 12:00PM


Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) The Writings, Federal Edition, with a Signed Document. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, Knickerbocker Press, 1905.
Limited edition set of eight large octavo volumes, numbered 373 of 1,000, with a document signed by Lincoln and William Seward bound into volume four, appointing Addison L. Clarke as Consul of the United States at Nigpo, China, 14 February 1865, with the Presidential seal, torn and worn, fragmentary along the folds, some puckering, adhesive tape repairs to verso, 17 1/2 x 20 in.; the books bound in contemporary uniform half red morocco with marbled paper boards, gilt lettered and tooled spines, t.e.g., good, 9 1/4 x 6 in. (8)
Estimate $3,000-5,000

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Lincoln Seward, Knickerbocker Press, Addison L. Clarke, Nigpo, China, United States, William Seward, Consul, Consul of the United States