Abe Lincoln: Log Cabin to White House
Price: 50.00 USD
New York: Random House, 1956. Illustrations by Lee Ames. 8vo. Tan cloth with green and brown lettering and decoration, pictorial dust jacket. 184pp, (2pp ads). Line drawings, pictorial endpapers. Near fine/very good. Mild jacket edgewear. A tight and handsome first edition of volume 61 in the "Landmark Books" juvenile series. Tipped opposite title page is a Typed Note Signed from Jean Ennis (publisher's director of publicity), 1p, 5½" X 8¼", New York, NY, 21 February 1956. Addressed to Arnold Gates (1914-93), noted Lincoln and Civil War scholar. "...we are delighted to send a review copy of Sterling North's ABE LINCOLN to Mr. Beggi for review in Lincoln Herald...." Ennis (1916-70) was an influential publishing house publicist, a mover-and-shaker in the public relations world and one of the founders of the National Book Award.