Item #1072 The Life and Public Service of General Zachary Taylor, an Address. Abraham Lincoln.
The Life and Public Service of General Zachary Taylor, an Address

The Life and Public Service of General Zachary Taylor, an Address

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1922. Limited edition. Hardcover. Duodecimo. 55 pages. Fine, with neat contemporaneous owner name penned at top of front free endpaper.

Lincoln's eulogy to President Taylor was delivered July 25, 1850 in Chicago but the text was believed lost until its discovery in a single Chicago newspaper of the day. In his Introduction, Lincoln scholar William Barton notes that he was aware of but a single mention of the speech, in Whitney's "Life on the Circuit with Lincoln."

This is copy #293 of 425, bound in marbled paper over boards with cloth spine and printed spine label.


Item #1072

Price: $100

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