First Edition of this illustrated biography of Abraham Lincoln, here compiling reproductions of several hundred etchings by Bernhardt Wall (1872–1956) of “Lincoln” landmark buildings throughout the United States. Bernhardt Wall, known as the “Postcard King,” was noted for his patriotic WWI and western themed cards. Wall’s copperplate “Lincoln” etchings were originally published in an 85-volume series published over the span of 11 years.
Following Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865 – Bernhardt Wall 1943 | 1st Edition SIGNED
The Wise Parslow Co., NY, 1943
First Edition, Signed, Dust Jacket, Illustrated
First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author to Father John Maclair on ffep, signed in pencil on first and last etching. Binding tight, square, internally fine. Bottom front corner frayed. Dust jacket chipped at spine ends, light toning at spine and around the edges. Beautifully illustrated with hundreds of etchings throughout. This book was promptly recognized by Lincoln Memorial University, which has conferred upon him the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket.