Item #569 Intimate Memories of Lincoln. Lincoln, Rufus Rockwell Wilson, assembled and.

Intimate Memories of Lincoln

Elmira: The Primavera Press, Inc., 1945. Limited edition. Black and white frontispiece photographic portrait. Full cloth. Octavo. [xiv], 629 pages. Near fine. Bound in red cloth over boards with gilt stamped spine and upper board lettering.

A companion to Wilson's earlier "Lincoln Among His Friends." Includes interesting recollections of Lincoln, many of which are earlier and from more obscure sources than in Wilson's earlier book. Includes the interesting letter from Leonard Swett detailing the behind-the-scenes events that lead to Lincoln's nomination at the Chicago Convention in 1860. Each inclusion is prefaced by information on the source along with Wilson's own comments. See ANGLE, SHELF OF LINCOLN BOOKS pp. 103-104.

Item #569