Abraham Lincoln, his story in his own words

by Abraham Lincoln

Publisher: Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y

Written in English
Published: Pages: 117 Downloads: 424
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  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Statementedited and with notes by Ralph Geoffrey Newman.
ContributionsNewman, Ralph Geoffrey, 1911- ed.
LC ClassificationsE457 .L734 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination117 p. :
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5434274M
ISBN 100385084102
LC Control Number73081989

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