ABRAHAM LINCOLN In CONTEMPORARY CARICATURE. Abraham. 1809 - 1865 Lincoln, Albert Shaw.


(n. p.): The American Monthly Review of Reviews, (n. d.). Ca 1909. Cf. Monaghan 1361n. Unpaginated (though 12 pp). 38 period cartoons reproduced in half-tone. Laid-in facsimile. Textual commentary accompanies, as well as the original cartoon caption. Folio. 11-1/2" x 8-3/4". Buff card stock wrappers, stapled. Front wrapper onlay of early Lincoln photographic image [Meserve 8, reprint of Fish 852, as cited in Worldcat entry]. VG+ (discrete repair to lower edge of front wrapper). Item #26709

The work shows Lincoln, primarily during the 1860s, as he was perceived by the populace [at least as expressed through these political cartoons]. The 'Review' drew upon the files of Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's as well as the London Punch and Currier & Ives poster cartoons of the era. Uncommon.

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