ABRAHAM LINCOLN! (FIRST EDITION 1866!) Original 1866 Shipping Wrapper CIVIL WAR
THE LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN! The Memorial Address of the Life Of Abraham Lincoln. First edition in new & unread condition. American historian and statesman, George Bancroft, was chosen by Congress to deliver a special eulogy for President Lincoln on February 12, 1866. Delivered at the request of both Houses of the Congress of America, before them, in the House of Representatives at Washington, on the 12th of February, 1866. First edition of this speech given by former Secretary of the Navy Bancroft, who founded the Naval Academy. He was chosen by Congress to deliver this special eulogy. George Bancroft was a statesman, diplomat and historian, author of the ten volume'History of the United States', who held a number of important offices including that of Secretary of the Navy in the Cabinet of the 11th President James Polk (1845-49), when he established the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland. This is a scarce, original copy of the "Memorial Address on the Life and Character of ABRAHAM LINCOLN" delivered by George Bancroft. With a frontispiece portrait of Lincoln. This book has apparently sat inside of the original paper wrapper since 1866. It has splits from having been open, but is demonstrative of the remarkable and unread condition of the book. Book is new and unread. Only wear is to the head and tail of spine as shown in the pictures. Book sat in the original wrapper since 1866. Original wrapper is chipped and split open to remove the book. The original paper wrapper is chipping and somewhat delicate. Front pastedown with brown offsetting. In order to protect the fragile wrapper the book has been placed back inside it as it helps fill it out. Wrapper has the number 9 on back and the word duplicate stamped on the cover, as shown in the pictures.
It doesnt appear to have ever been mailed out as there is no mailing address on the envelope.) Original 1866 Shipping Wrapper CIVIL WAR" is in sale since Sunday, October 27, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".
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- Year Printed: 1866
- Modified Item: No
- Topic: United States
- Binding: Fine Binding
- Author: George Bancroft, Abraham Lincoln
- Subject: History
- Original/Facsimile: Original
- Language: English
- Special Attributes: First Edition