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The Resource A beautiful blunder : the true story of Lincoln's letter to Mrs. Lydia A. Bixby, by William E. Barton ... ; with illustrations

A beautiful blunder : the true story of Lincoln's letter to Mrs. Lydia A. Bixby, by William E. Barton ... ; with illustrations

Label
A beautiful blunder : the true story of Lincoln's letter to Mrs. Lydia A. Bixby
Title
A beautiful blunder
Title remainder
the true story of Lincoln's letter to Mrs. Lydia A. Bixby
Statement of responsibility
by William E. Barton ... ; with illustrations
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
2834
Citation source
Monaghan, J. Lincoln bibliography 1839-1939
Dewey number
973.7
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
LC call number
E457.96
LC item number
1864B 1926
Literary form
non fiction
Label
A beautiful blunder : the true story of Lincoln's letter to Mrs. Lydia A. Bixby, by William E. Barton ... ; with illustrations
Instantiates
Publication
Manufacture
Copyright
Note
  • Of the whole edition, 500 copies were issued with a leaf inserted before the half title: "Of this limited first edition, five hundred copies are printed for sale, each copy autographed by the author. This is copy number [blank, number supplied in red ink; followed by signature in black ink of William E. Barton]"
  • A prospectus was issued by the publisher, stating "Edition limited to five hundred copies", and noting "Each copy in a slip box. Bound in Aldine Vellum, with paper label. Each copy numbered and autographed." ("Aldine Vellum" denotes the blue linen cloth in which all copies were bound, with or without the inserted limitation statement.) Some copies of the prospectus have the New York address of Daniel H. Newhall, a prominent dealer of Lincolniana, in place of the Bobbs-Merrill imprint
  • The Brown University Library holdings include two copies without the limitation leaf, one of which has Barton's inscription on the front free endpaper, "Authors Edition 217 copies William E. Barton".
  • Title page printed in red and black
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00697402
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
135, [1] pages, [2] leaves of plates
Lccn
26009720
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
facsimile, portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)00697402
Label
A beautiful blunder : the true story of Lincoln's letter to Mrs. Lydia A. Bixby, by William E. Barton ... ; with illustrations
Publication
Manufacture
Copyright
Note
  • Of the whole edition, 500 copies were issued with a leaf inserted before the half title: "Of this limited first edition, five hundred copies are printed for sale, each copy autographed by the author. This is copy number [blank, number supplied in red ink; followed by signature in black ink of William E. Barton]"
  • A prospectus was issued by the publisher, stating "Edition limited to five hundred copies", and noting "Each copy in a slip box. Bound in Aldine Vellum, with paper label. Each copy numbered and autographed." ("Aldine Vellum" denotes the blue linen cloth in which all copies were bound, with or without the inserted limitation statement.) Some copies of the prospectus have the New York address of Daniel H. Newhall, a prominent dealer of Lincolniana, in place of the Bobbs-Merrill imprint
  • The Brown University Library holdings include two copies without the limitation leaf, one of which has Barton's inscription on the front free endpaper, "Authors Edition 217 copies William E. Barton".
  • Title page printed in red and black
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00697402
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
135, [1] pages, [2] leaves of plates
Lccn
26009720
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
facsimile, portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)00697402

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