Folio Society publishes A New Birth of Freedom: Selected Writings of Abraham Lincoln @foliosociety


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Illustration © Folio Society 2015 from A New Birth of Freedom: Selected Writings of Abraham Lincoln

The Folio Society has released a press release announcing it’s newest edition of A New Birth of Freedom: Selected Writings of Abraham Lincoln, commemorating the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s assassination.

The Folio Society – “The Folio Society publishes a new selection of Abraham Lincoln’s writings to mark the 150th anniversary of his assassination in April 1865. Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Award finalist Professor Fred Kaplan has gathered together Lincoln’s most celebrated thoughts and words along with many less well-known examples of his oratorical and literary genius. Kaplan also introduces the volume and provides a thoughtful commentary for each chapter.”

To read more, see their Press Release and PDF.

Product information

  • Introduced by Fred Kaplan
  • Quarter-bound in metallic buckram with printed Modigliani paper sides.
  • Set in Dante.
  • 552 pages.
  • Frontispiece and 33 pages of colour and black & white plates.
  • 10˝ x 6¾˝.
  • UK £49.95 US $89.95 Can/Aus $99.95

Available now directly from The Folio Society. Members’ launch price: £44.95 (10% discount) available until 10 May 2015.

Copyright: All pictures are copyrighted by The Folio Society and are shown on Books and Typewriters for illustrative purposes only.

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Illustration © Folio Society 2015 from A New Birth of Freedom: Selected Writings of Abraham Lincoln

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Illustration © Folio Society 2015 from A New Birth of Freedom: Selected Writings of Abraham Lincoln

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Illustration © Folio Society 2015 from A New Birth of Freedom: Selected Writings of Abraham Lincoln

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Illustration © Folio Society 2015 from A New Birth of Freedom: Selected Writings of Abraham Lincoln

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Illustration © Folio Society 2015. Company E, 4th U.S. Colored Infantry. Photograph by William Morris Smith, 1863–6. (Library of Congress)

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Illustration © Folio Society 2015. Union army recruiting poster, September 1861. (Library of Congress Rare Book & Special Collections Division.

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Illustration © Folio Society 2015. The Eagle’s Nest. The Union! It Must and Shall Be Preserved. Coloured lithograph published by E. B. and E. C. Kellog, 1861. (Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Divis, Washington, DC)

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Illustration © Folio Society 2015. Mary Todd Lincoln. Daguerrotype by Nicholas H. Shepherd, 1846 or 1847. (Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division, Washington, DC)

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Illustration © Folio Society 2015. The Tallest Ruler on the Globe is Inaugurated at Washington… Caricature (detail) by William Newman, April 1865. MS Lincoln 1. (Houghton Library, Harvard University)

 

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