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Price Realized: $650 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2486 Lot 17
(BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS.) Political Debates between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas. [2 blank], , [one blank], 268, [2 blank] pages plus free endpapers. 8vo, publisher's cloth, minor wear and sunning; moderate foxing; early owner's signature on front flyleaf, Holzer bookplate on front pastedown. Columbus, OH: Follett, Foster & Company, 1860
Estimate $400 - 600
First edition, fifth state, published on 21 May 1860, shortly after Lincoln's nomination. The second ad leaf notes "15,000 copies sold of Lincoln and Douglas Debates. Every body reads them!" See Monaghan's "The Lincoln-Douglas Debates" in Lincoln Herald, June 1943. This copy bears the inscription of H. Farnam Smith (1828-1874), a Boston lawyer.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $650