1860 1st ed Abraham Lincoln Douglas Debates American Politics SLAVERY Abolition

LINCOLN, Abraham; DOUGLAS, Stephen A.

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A rare copy of one of the most celebrated works in American political history – the Lincoln Douglas Debates!

 

In 1858, the ‘Great Debates’ between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A Douglas occurred in a series of several small debates. The focus of the debates was slavery, particularly the expansion of slavery to new territories such as Kansas, Nebraska, and Missouri. Douglas was accusatory of Lincoln throughout the debates, accusing him of opposing state laws and court cases such as the Dred Scott decision.

 

Per Howes,

“…historically the most important series of American political debates.”

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1860 1st ed Abraham Lincoln Douglas Debates American Politics SLAVERY Abolition

 

A rare copy of one of the most celebrated works in American political history – the Lincoln Douglas Debates!

 

In 1858, the ‘Great Debates’ between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A Douglas occurred in a series of several small debates. The focus of the debates was slavery, particularly the expansion of slavery to new territories such as Kansas, Nebraska, and Missouri. Douglas was accusatory of Lincoln throughout the debates, accusing him of opposing state laws and court cases such as the Dred Scott decision.

 

Per Howes,

“…historically the most important series of American political debates.”

 

Item number: #40649

Price: $795

 

LINCOLN, Abraham; DOUGLAS, Stephen A.

 

Political Debates Between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas, in the Celebrated Campaign of 1858, in Illinois; Including the Preceding Speeches of Each, at Chicago, Springfield, etc.; Also, the Two Great Speeches of Mr. Lincoln in Ohio, in 1859, as Carefully Prepared by the Reporters of Each Party, and Published at the Times of their Delivery.

 

Columbus: Follett, Foster, and Co., 1860. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete
    • [8], 268
  • References: Howes L 338; Sabin 41156; Morris, pg. 121
  • Edition points:
    • Rule line above publisher’s imprint
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure
    • Cloth
  • Size: ~9.25in X 6.25in (23.5cm x 16cm)

 

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40649

Categories

Americana, American History

Law & Government

Authors

LINCOLN, Abraham; DOUGLAS, Stephen A.

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete