New York: Arno Press, 1978. Reprint edition, presumed first printing. Hardcover. 31 cm. xiv, 3- 321,  pages. Profusely illustrated. Maps. Chronology. Alphabetical Index of Subjects. Table of Contents at the end, Minor discoloration to board edges, some soiling to page edges. The original edition was published by The Century Company in 1894. This includes content from the Battles and Leaders series that appeared in the magazine.
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New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1947. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xii, 564 pages. Illustrations. References. Bibliography. Index. No DJ present. Paul Angle, the noted Lincoln scholar, selected passages from the works on contemporaries, later biographers, and even Lincoln himself, to form a composite portrait of one of the wisest and most beloved American presidents. These passages, interwoven by Angle's running commentary, blend into a single vivid narrative of Lincoln's life, from his boyhood in Indiana to his assassination and funeral. The Lincoln Reader has long been considered the most definitive, complete, and authentic retelling of the life of Abraham Lincoln. The Lincoln Reader is a biography written by sixty-five authors. From their writings one hundred seventy-nine selections have been chosen and arranged to form an integrated narrative. Great names in Lincoln biography--Carl Sandberg, Ida M. Tarbell, Lord Charnwood, Albert J. Beveridge, William H. Herndon, John G. Nicolay, and John Hay--stand out prominently; others, like James G. Randall and Benjamin P. Thomas, are better know to scholars than to the general public. Quite a few whose writings appear here have been forgotten by almost everyone, and at lest two who wrote contemporary new stories which Angle included have never emerged from anonymity. Some of Lincoln's own writings have notable biographical significance.
Washington, DC: Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington Lillian and Albert Small Jewish Museum, 2009. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. , 171,  pages. Illustrations. This book, which began as an exhibition of the same title, tells the story of trials and triumphs of the Jewish community in Union Washington and Confederate Alexandria during the Civil War. Several additional articles by noted scholars of American Jewish history give a fuller view of the Jewish experience during the Civil War. Includes Foreword by Laura Cohen Apelbaum; About the Contributors; A Civil War Timeline; Introduction by Dr. Jonathan Sarna; Jewish Life in Mr. Lincoln's City (Text and images from the Exhibition); Lincoln and the Jews, by Harold Holzer; Virginian Jews in the Civil War, by Dr. Melvin I. Urofsky; "Giving our all to the Poor Soldiers:" Jewish Women in the Civil War, by Dr. Pamela S. Nadell; Ulysses S. Grant and the Jews: An Unsolved Mystery, by Dr. John Y. Simon; The Jewish Community of Washington, D.C., During the Civil War, by Robert Shosteck; List of Jewish Residents of Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, Virginia; and Index. This volume presents a comprehensive essay about early Jewish life in Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, Virginia, illustrated by historic photographs and maps.
1917. Limited edition, #22 of 75. Wraps. 36 pages. Black & white photographs, facsimiles. Covers soiled, some splitting along spine. Extremely rare commemoration of Andrew Carnegie and the establishment of the United States Military Telegraph Corps at the beginning of the Civil War. David Homer Bates was one of the original four operators of the U.S. Military Telegraph Corps. The other three were Samuel M. Brown, David Strouse and Richard O'Brien. Contains many interesting anecdotes along with some historic photographs and portraits. Carnegie is quoted herein regarding his experience in re-opening the Annapolis & Elk Ridge Railroad between Annapolis and Annapolis Junction in April 1861. Laid in is an appeal letter on stationery from the Society of The United States Military Telegraph Corps, which gives background on this Appreciation of Mr. Carnegie and the printing of first 25, then 75 copies of it at a cost of $325 in 1917. This is copy #22 of 75, numbered on the limitation statement inside front cover. While there is a modern reprint available, several searches have located no other original copies offered for sale and only copies held by the libraries of Harvard and Carnegie Mellon.