Abraham Lincoln: The Prarie Years and The War Years
Harcourt, Brace and Company1954
First Edition. First Printing. A fine set. Six volumes, complete (The War Years, in 4 vols, The Prarie Years, in 2 vols.). Sandburg was awarded the 1940 Pulitzer Prize for History for "The War Years." Publisher's full, rich blue cloth, gilt lettering on spines, blind-stamped medallion on covers, fore-edges deckle. Illustrated with hundreds of photographs, illustrations, sketches, cartoons and maps. War Years in original publisher's matching slipcase. Fine with boards ever so lightly shelf-worn, all volumes unmarked, tight, square and clean. Large 8vo 9' - 10' tall. Volumes 1-4 660,, 655, 673 and 515 pp., respectively. A lovely first edition set of this timeless classic by Carl Sandburg.