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The best Lincoln biography

results of a survey.

by Richard J. Squire

  • 12 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Lincoln Press in Bedford, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Printed in an ed. of 500 copies.

    GenreBibliography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ8505 .S73
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p.
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6196153M
    LC Control Number56003807
    OCLC/WorldCa9959328


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