A Beautiful Blunder: The True Story of Lincoln's Letter to Mrs. Lydia A. Bixby. William E. BARTON.

A Beautiful Blunder: The True Story of Lincoln's Letter to Mrs. Lydia A. Bixby.

Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, [1926]. Hardcover. Small 4to. Blue cloth with paper spine label. 136pp. Frontispiece, illustration. Very good. Spine label age toned; though NOT ex-library, foot of spine shows inoffensive mar from personal library label; internally fine. Item #42732

A tight and attractive first edition, limited to 500 numbered copies (this #10) boldly signed in full by Barton in black ink. Front pastedown bears the gold foil bookplate of noted Lincoln scholar Thomas Irwin Starr (1903-65), who edited the 1941 "Lincoln's Kalamazoo Address Against Extending Slavery" and other titles. Rather uncommon. MONAGHAN 2834.

Price: $100.00

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