Abraham Lincoln – Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire 1939
d'Aulaire, Ingri and Edgar Parin
Doubleday, Doran, New York, 1939
First Edition, Illustrated
First edition, first printing. The scarce first edition (stated). Winner of the 1940 Caldecott Medal, this pictorial biography tells the story of the 16th President of the United States with noble simplicity and inevitable pathos. Illustrated with lithographs in five colors on stone by the d’Aulaires. Unpaginated. Quarto. Original pictorial paper-covered boards over a blue cloth spine. Extremities heavily rubbed, with scuff marks on the binding. Binding tight, interior clean. A good copy of this scarce Caldecott Medal winner.