Sale 503 Lot 268

LINCOLN, Abraham ( 1809-1865)
Political Debates between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas. Columbus: Follett, Foster, and Company, 1860.

8vo (231 x 155 mm). (Some light spotting.) Publisher's brown cloth (spine ends lightly chipping, upper portion of spine torn away but present, some light wear). FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, with "2" on p.17. The first published edition of the debates between Lincoln and Douglas for the U.S. Senate in 1858. Follett, Foster, and Co. would later publish Lincoln's campaign biography. Howes L-338; Sabin 41156.

Estimate $ 600-800

Provenance: Unidentified signature dated May 24, 1860; M.S. Eshlon (signature).

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