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Image for The Gettysburg Address of Abraham Lincoln.

The Gettysburg Address of Abraham Lincoln.

By: Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Dawson's Book Shop,: 1963

Seller ID: CGSZ118-026


LIMITED EDITION of 1,000 copies, this is number 277, but NOT one of 5 printed on vellum. Handset, printed, and bound by Bela Blau. Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address on Thursday, November 19, 1863, four and a half months after the Union armies defeated those of the Confederacy at the Battle of Gettysburg. It has become recognized as one of the greatest and most influential statements of the national purpose of the United States of America. Miniature Boo... View more info

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The Land of Sunshine: The Magazine of California and the West. Volume IX, No. 6, November, 1898.

By: Charles Fletcher Lummis, editor.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Land of Sunshine Publishing Co.,: 1898.

Seller ID: R03879


8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. [x], 279-316, [24] pp. The leaves at the front and rear are jam-packed with period advertising, index to the entire Volume IX, illustrated with photographic illustrations, frontispiece illustration by Maynard Dixon to accompany Constance Goddard DuBois' "A Soul in Bronze, a California Novel," being syndicated in these pages; text clean, unmarked. Original printed wrappers with yapp edges; binding square and tight, unopened, light so... View more info

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Hungarians in the United States.

By: Glen Dawson (1912-2016).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Bela Blau,: 1972

Seller ID: CGSZ118-029


Handset, printed, and bound by Bela Blau. A short list of the 14 most important and influential Hungarians in the United States history. Miniature Book. 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 inches. (15) pp. Textual ornaments in color on title page; text clean, unmarked. White paper over boards, ruled in red and green, titled in gilt; binding square and tight, covers very slightly bowed. Very Good. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century US Miniature Book, No. 865. View more info

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Little Portraits of Famous Americans.

By: Herschel C. Logan (1901-1987),

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Santa Ana:, Dawson's Book Shop,: 1973

Seller ID: CGSZ118-020


LIMITED EDITION of 250 copies, this is number 65. Miniature Book. 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 inches. Unpaginated. [73] pp. Half-title, frontispiece portrait of Lincoln, table of contents, illustrations for each of the entries; text clean, unmarked. Full black leather, lined and titled in gilt, decorative end-papers, French-fold pages; binding square and tight, all edges foxed. Previous owner's notes in pencil at rear. Very Good. This is a small collection of portraits drawn ... View more info