Mar 31, 2016 - Sale 2408

Sale 2408 - Lot 80

Price Realized: $ 3,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS (SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Address of Hon. Edward Everett at the Consecration of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg; 9th November, 1863. With the Dedicatory Speech of President Lincoln and Other Exercises of the Occasion. 3 pages of printed music; [v], 6-82, [ii], [iii] pp music, [i] pp. Tall 8vo, modern 1/4 brown morocco and marbled paper-covered boards. Boston: Little Brown and Co, 1864

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an early edition of the gettysburg address. Lincoln's famous speech took up exactly two minutes, while the audience sat for two hours for Edward Everett's opening address. "Four score and seven years ago, our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in Liberty and dedicated to the principle that all men are created equal."