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The Great Comeback: How Abraham Lincoln Beat the Odds to Win the 1860 Republican Nomination

By: Ecelbarger, Gary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books / St. Martin's Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291394

ISBN: 0312374135

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top edge lightly foxed, newspaper clipping laid in. 2008 Hard Cover. xii, [2], 286, [4] pp. 8vo. In the fall of 1858, Abraham Lincoln looked to be anything but destined for greatness. Just shy of his fiftieth birthday, Lincoln was wallowing in the depths of despair following his loss to Stephen Douglas in the 1858 senatorial campaign and was taking stock in his life. The author takes us on a journey with Abraham Lincoln from the last weeks of 1858 until the end of May in 1860, on the road to his unlikely Republication presidential nomination. In tracing Lincoln's steps from city... View more info