LINCOLN AND THE SLEEPING SENTINEL. The True Story.

(New York and Boston: Harper & Brothers, 1909).

FIRST EDITION, ILLUSTRATED FROM ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS. For four years, the author was in close personal and official contact with President Lincoln. He said of Lincoln that his "heart was as tender as ever beat in a human breast...He could not deny a pardon or a respite to a solder condemned to die for a crime which did not involve depravity if he were to try". This is a story of Lincoln's kindness to the soldiers that served the Union during the American Civel War. Item #30500

First Edition. Illustrated with five full-page plates, the frontispiece in colours. Small 8vo, publisher's original pale green-blue cloth, the upper cover decorated with central oval portrait of Lincoln surrounded by a wreath, a sentinel stands at the lower corner of the cover, lettered in white and decorated in green and white. [54] pp. A fine copy, very bright nd clean, the binding strong and tight.

Price: $50.00