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    Sale 2486 | Lot 23
    Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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    • Sale 2486 Lot 23

      #1 IN A VERY LIMITED EDITION (BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS.) Wilson, Rufus Rockwell. Lincoln in Caricature. 32 plates. 17, [3] pages. Large 4to, 12 3/4 x 10 inches, loose plates and a signature of text leaves laid into worn original portfolio boards; toning to title page, minor dampstaining to fore-edge of text leaves, minimal wear to the display-ready caricature reproductions; #1 of 150 copies, issued to N.M. Ladd. [New York]: printed for private distribution, 1903

      Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

      first edition of a work which was frequently reissued. Reproductions of 32 cartoons of Lincoln, accompanied by Wilson's commentary. None others traced at auction since Swann sold the Victor Hugo Paltsis copy, 12 October 1944, lot 449.


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