Sep 27, 2018 - Sale 2486

Sale 2486 - Lot 22

Price Realized: $ 4,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS.) Truesdell, Winfred Porter. Engraved and Lithographed Portraits of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Two (all published--Volume One was never issued). 33 plates including original color woodcut frontispiece and 49 mounted reproductions of photographs. [4], xxvi, 241 pages. 4to, original printed boards, minimal wear; minimal dampstaining; uncut, #30 of 225 copies (one of the 200 on "suede laid" paper), signed by the author on the limitation page. In a custom folding 1/4 morocco case by the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop. Champlain, IL: Troutsdale Press, 1933

Additional Details

A useful but scarce work--the only standard reference on Lincoln's print portraits until the Lincoln Image. None known at auction since 1992. Howes T363 (lists two issues with 14 and 26 preliminary pages, priority unknown).