Carl Sandburg's Abraham Lincoln Biography Set, Praire & War Years. W/autographs
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Carl Sandburg's Abraham Lincoln Biography Set, Praire & War Years. W/autographs:
Please Note: This week we are offering selections from three Lincoln and Civil War collections… wonderful, important pieces of history along with some downright fun stuff! Please take a look at all our listings – we are also offering wonderful reference books from a vast Lincoln and Civil War library! As always, s! Thanks for having a look.Carl Sandburg's Abraham Lincoln Biography Series. Six (6) books in lot, including; the "Samgoman Edition" complete series of Candburg's two-volume "The Prairie Years" & four-volume "The War Years", published byCharles Scribner's Sons, New York and copyright by Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York ca. 1926-1939, 6 volumes. Early issues of THE WAR YEARS and in the matching format of THE PRAIRIE YEARS. With 426 half-tones of photographs, and 244 cuts of cartoons, letters and documents, and with over 100 maps, additional photographs, and facsimiles. Large 8vo with red cloth wraps. AN EXTREMELY PLEASING AND FINELY BOUND SET OF THIS CLASSIC WORK, STILL THE BEST AND MOST DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY OF THE GREAT AMERICAN PRESIDENT. Carl Sandburg was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his Complete Poems (1950), and then again for his Abraham Lincoln: The War Years (1939). The Prairie Years covers Lincoln's life from his birth to his first inauguration. Originally printed in two volumes, the author himself has this to say about this edition, I first planned this book for one large volume. When completed, however, it was necessary for initial publication to issue it in two. The War Years covers the Civil War period until Lincoln's death by assassination shortly after wars end. In a real sense, this is the definitive biography of Lincoln, illustrated with photographs and reproductions of paintings, drawings and sketches. Carl Sandburg felt a close tie to Abraham Lincoln because of similar childhood experiences. Sandburg and Lincolns youths had not been easy. Their understanding of the common man was mutual. Together with; two (2) loose books leaflet pages with Carl Sandburg's SIGNATURE and inscription, to John Bryson, a photographer who worked with Sandburg. Carl Sandburg (1878 – 1967), was an American writer and editor, best known for his poetry. He was the recipient of three Pulitzer Prizes: two for his poetry and another for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. Sandburg earned Pulitzer Prizes for his collection The Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg, Corn Huskers, and for his biography of Abraham Lincoln (Abraham Lincoln: The War Years). He recorded excerpts from the biography and some of Lincoln's speeches for Caedmon Records in New York City in May 1957. He was awarded a Grammy Award in 1959 for Best Performance – Documentary Or Spoken Word (Other Than Comedy) for his recording of Aaron Copland's Lincoln Portrait with the New York Philharmonic.Like new, bound, fine condition. Needless to say, this is a genuine original, period piece, not a copy or reproduction. Please see below for more specific details.Please see our OTHER sales and check back each week for more material.WE SHIP WORLDWIDE, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US FOR AN INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING QUOTE.sale Rules: All payments are due within 10 days of sale close. buyers who default on sales will be blocked from further offerding. We accept Paypal. Please contact us for payment methods for pay on pickup. We endeavor to provide the fullest most accurate descriptions possible but offer a full money-back guarantee (less postage and PayPal fees) on any single-item lot if not as represented for two weeks. After that point the sale has concluded. Group lots are sold "as is" and cannot be returned unless truly misrepresented. Feel free to email us with any questions you may have! Thank you! Note: New York residents will be charged applicable sales tax unless we have a valid and current resale number on file. Shipping: All domestic shipments are sent via the United States Postal Service and are sent by first class or media mail where applicable and is available for the price quoted. When purchasing multiple items, we will recalculate shipping to reflect combined shipments. International shipments are normally sent via first class air mail at the price quoted. Those wishing further security for their international shipments can request other services and will be re-quoted accordingly. Please note that normal handling time prior to shipment is between one and five days of receipt of payment. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE CAN'T COMBINE SHIPMENTS WITH LOTS SOLD VIA OUR OTHER ACCOUNT ( ID: extantamericana). WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE. _gsrx_vers_486 (GS 6.5.1 (486))