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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

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Lincoln: An Intimate Portrait (Life)

By: Time-Life Books

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Life Books / Easton Press: 2014

Seller ID: 2144477

ISBN: 1618930729

Condition: Fine

This copy specially bound by Easton Press. 2014 Full-Leather. 256 pp. Black full leather, photographic plate mounted on front board, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, gold ribbon marker bound in. On the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, the editors of Life bring readers everything that has been left to us from the life of one of history's most iconic figures. His pictures, actions, words in his speeches and his private letters are analyzed and pointed inward toward the person, to help us understand the man: the heart and soul of the man. This ... View more info