Lincoln the Litigant. William H. Townsend.

Lincoln the Litigant

New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1925. First Edition. Light blue paper with titling on paper label at top of spine. Limited to 1050 copies, 6" x 9.25" pp. [vi] ix, 3-116, most pages uncut at the top, includes 8 illustrations. Protected in a plain paper wrapper, rough on the top, chip on the bottom and housed in a dark blue slipcase wear at the insertion corners. Pages and binding are tight and clean, collector quality. Fine / very good. Item #297

"The first case in which Lincoln appeared as a defendant was styled "Commonwealth of Kentucky versus Abraham Lincoln," and is the only instance in his life when he was ever charged with a penal offense." (p. 30).

Price: $250.00

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