Mar 10, 2020 - Sale 2533

Sale 2533 - Lot 145

Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
(LINCOLN, ABRAHAM.) The Lincoln and Johnson Union Campaign Songster. 54 pages. 12mo, original pictorial wrappers, disbound, minor wear, tasteful repairs near joints, Johnson's name and face slightly vandalized; minor foxing; early owner's signature on front wrapper. Philadelphia: A. Winch, [1864]

Additional Details

A compilation of 36 campaign song lyrics including "In Praise of Abraham," "Abram am de Man for Me," "Keep Step with the Music of Union," and the mocking "Little Mac." It is prefaced by the full Union Party platform. including its emancipation plank. The original owner, one Conrad Moore, was apparently not a fan of Vice President Johnson, whose name and face have been crossed out on the title page, though since carefully restored. Monaghan 322; Sabin 41202. One traced at auction since 1919.