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By Charles Turzak,Bob Blaisdell, et al.INscribe Digital|Dover Publications||Adult NonfictionHistoryLanguage(s): EnglishOn sale date: 15.07.2013Street date: 05.07.2013

ISBN-10: 0486139085

ISBN-13: 9780486139081

Chronicling the good Emancipator's course from obscurity to immortality, this reprint of a striking photo artwork e-book commemorates the bicentennial of Lincoln's beginning. Thirty-six extraordinary woodcut photos, each one followed by means of a short caption, illustrate this good-looking hardcover quantity. as well as a brand new preface and advent, this version contains an appendix with numerous of Lincoln's recognized speeches, letters, and quotations.

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My kindest regards to Mrs. Speed. On the leading subject of this letter, I have more of her sympathy than I have of yours.

Because his success was slow, his ambition never outgrew either his judgment or his powers. From the day when he left the paternal roof and launched his canoe on the headwaters of the Sangamon River to begin life on his own account, to the day of his first inauguration, there intervened full thirty years of toil, of study, self-denial, patience; often of effort baffled, of hope deferred; sometimes of bitter disappointment. ” Turzak quotes for his title the closing sentence of Lincoln’s vital address at Cooper Institute in New York City, February 27, 1860, which helped lead to his nomination as the Republican Party’s presidential candidate.

It has destroyed property and ruined homes; it has produced a national debt and taxation unprecedented, at least in this country. ’” More than 600,000 Union and Confederate soldiers died in the war. ” His two- to three-minute address the afternoon of November 19, 1863, at Cemetery Hill, followed a two-hour speech by the primary speaker, Edward Everett, and ended before a photographer could capture it on film. He would later modestly describe his profound and moving words, but he carefully and deliberately crafted the phrasing of the most famous speech in American history.

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An Abraham Lincoln Tribute. Featuring Woodcuts by Charles Turzak by Charles Turzak,Bob Blaisdell, et al.INscribe Digital|Dover Publications||Adult NonfictionHistoryLanguage(s): EnglishOn sale date: 15.07.2013Street date: 05.07.2013


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