In The Boyhood of Lincoln

This antique cloth hardcover story about Abraham Lincoln's youth is bound in decorative light green cloth with etched black lettering on the cover and gilt lettering on the spine.  The spine also features black etched floral patterns, and the cover features a cameo pictorial etching of Lincoln reading a book while sitting on a log, done in two colors and trimmed with a gilt border. Black and white full-page plates illustrate the book.  Some slight cover soil, but inner pages clean. Stamp on title page. 266 pages; approx. 6"x8".  

  • Hezekiah Butterworth
  • D. Appleton and Company, 1893