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The Life of Stephen A. Douglas.

By: Sheahan, James W.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270655

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards rubbed, foxed throughout, ink name stamp (F.L. Knapp) on front endpaper. 1860 Hard Cover. xi, [1], 528, [14] pp. 8vo. A biography of Stephen Arnold Douglas, the American politician who served in the House of Representatives, and lost the 1860 presidential election to Abraham Lincoln. An earlier Senate race between these two resulted in the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858, which are still held up as the standard for debate by the National Speech and Debate Association and other forensics organizations. Douglas (along with President Franklin Pierce), drafted the Kans... View more info