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Bell, John T.:

ABRAHAM LINCOLN. AN ADDRESS BEFORE THE ILLINOIS SOCIETY OF OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA.

[Oakland: 1906] 6 3/4" x 5 1/4", with original printed wrappers [lightly dusted]. Caption title [as issued]. [8] pp. Very Good. A laudatory Address explicitly rendering Lincoln as the American Christ. "A biographical eulogy of 'the noblest man this earth hath known since the Savior of mankind put off mortality.'" Monaghan. NUC lists, in addition to this printing, the typewritten manuscript, which is evidently dated February 1906. Monaghan guessed that it was printed about 1896, and lists it among other 1896 imprints. FIRST EDITION. Monaghan 1188. 44 NUC 0280200 [5]. Not in Cowan, Rocq, Eberstadt, LCP.


Book Id: 17664

Price: $175.00

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