Title ABRAHAM LINCOLN: THE PRAIRIE YEARS & THE WAR YEARS.
Binding Hard Cover
Edition First Edition
Publisher Harcourt, Brace & Co. [New York]. 1954. (1954).
Seller ID 92-0359
1st edition, 1st printing of the One Volume Edition. 762pp. Tall 8vo. Red cloth with facsimile Lincoln signature in gilt on the front cover. Spine bears the title & author's name in gilt within a gilt-bordered, glossy red panel. Top edge red. Illustrated black endpapers designed by Edward Steichen. 100+ b/w photographs & line drawings. Bibliography & index. 4 fairly faint water spots (largest being 5/8' in diameter & others much smaller) on the front cover, a previous owner's (William C. Van Vleck) signature in ink on the title page, a few small spots on the text block edges o/w Very Good, i.e. some signs of careful use with no significant defects. No dustjacket. William Cabell Van Vleck was Dean of the George Washington University Law School from 1924 - 1948. His 1932 book 'The Administrative Control of Aliens: A Study in Administrative Law and Procedure' was a major cause of immigration reforms during the Roosevelt administration and is still referenced today by civil libertarians. NOTE: This book will require extra postage for Priority Mail shipping.
Us Presidents Abraham Lincoln Edward Steichen William Van Vleck Signed