Sep 27, 2018 - Sale 2486

Sale 2486 - Lot 15

Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS.) Gilbert, E.T.; compiler. Abraham Lincoln by Different Writers, Compiled from Various Magazines. 3 volumes, approximately 1000 pages total. Thick 8vo, contemporary 1/2 calf, worn, front board detached; minor wear to contents; bookplates of Charles N. Dietz on front pastedowns. Chicago, 1903 and 1909 (compilation dates)

Additional Details

Gilbert compiled many dozens of magazine articles on Lincoln into these three volumes, binding them with a typescript table of contents in each volume and typeset title pages for the first two volumes. The contents come from Century Magazine, McClure's, Harper's and many more, circa 1895-1909. A few mounted newspaper clippings are also included.