Sep 27, 2018 - Sale 2486

Sale 2486 - Lot 33

Price Realized: $ 715
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(EPHEMERA.) Group of 18 New York newspapers from Lincoln's first presidential campaign and inauguration. Various sizes and conditions. New York, 1860-61

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New York Times, containing a colorful blurb on Lincoln as a rail splitter on page 6, 18 January 1860 2 issues of the New York Times, with small ads on page 5 for the upcoming Cooper Union speech, 22 and 27 February 1860 New York Tribune, with a small front-page ad for the upcoming Cooper Union speech, 22 February 1860 New York Tribune with full report of the Cooper Union speech on page 6, but in poor condition, 28 February 1860 New York Herald on the Republican convention, 18 May 1860 Lowville (NY) Journal & Republican with a full illustrated Republican ballot reproduced on page 2, 31 October 1860 New York Herald with election returns, 7 November 1860 9 issues of the New York Herald and New York Tribune with coverage of Lincoln's inauguration journey, February 1861 New York World, with coverage of inauguration, 5 March 1861. with--3 newspapers on the beginning and end of the war: Boston Daily Evening Traveller, 19 April 1861, New York Herald, 19 April 1865, and Cincinnati Daily Gazette, 22 April 1865 and a modern reprint of all 20 issues of the Campaign Plain Dealer, a Douglas paper, from June to November 1860.