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"Autograph Leaves of Our Country's Authors" Edited by Bliss and Kennedy, 1864

Item Details

Title and Author/Editor: Autograph Leaves of Our Country’s Authors Edited by Alexander Bliss and John P. Kennedy
Genre: Anthologies
Binding: Cloth
Publisher: Cushings & Bailey
Publication Year: 1864
Period: Mid-19th Century
Place of Publication: Baltimore
Edition Statement: First Edition
Language: English
Additional Notes: Autograph Leaves of Our Country’s Authors reproduces handwritten contributions from famous authors, poets, presidents, and other notable historical figures of mid-19th century America, including Francis Scott Key, Abraham Lincoln, Oliver Wendell Holmes, John J. Audubon, and John Quincy Adams, among others. This publication was produced to raise funds during the American Civil War and includes the definitive version of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.

Condition

- shaken but generally tight binding, loose hinges, page discoloration and foxing, edge wear, bowing, bumped and cocked spine, and peeling and chipping to cloth; minor writing in graphite to front endpapers; former library copy.

Dimensions

0.75" W x 10.5" H x 8.75" D

Item #

ITMG561755

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