The Life and Writings of Abraham Lincoln - eBook  -     Edited By: Philip Van Doren
    By: Abraham Lincoln
Back
×
Buy Item InStock2.99$2.99 Add To Cart


Add To Wishlist

The Life and Writings of Abraham Lincoln - eBook

Edited By: Philip Van Doren
Modern Library / 2012 / ePub

$2.99 (CBD Price)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW29457EB

Current Promotions
* This product is available for purchase only in the USA.

Have questions about eBooks? Check out our eBook FAQs.

  • Others Also Purchased (15)
Others Also Purchased (15)

Product Information

Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Modern Library
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 9780307816818
ISBN-13: 9780307816818
Availability: In Stock
Series: Modern Library Classics

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. All the President's Men - eBookeBOOK
    All the President's Men - eBook
    Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward
    Simon & Schuster / 2007 / ePub
    $12.99
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW9490EB
  2. Lincoln Speeches - eBookeBOOK
    Lincoln Speeches - eBook
    Abraham Lincoln
    Penguin Books / 2012 / ePub
    $10.99
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW48276EB
  3. Fellow Citizens: The Penguin Book of U.S. Presidential Inaugural Addresses - eBookeBOOK
    Fellow Citizens: The Penguin Book of U.S. Presidential Inaugural Addresses - eBook
    Robert V. Remini, Terry Golway
    Penguin Books / 2008 / ePub
    $11.99
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW47452EB
  4. George Washington: The Crossing - eBookeBOOK
    George Washington: The Crossing - eBook
    Jack E. Levin, Mark R. Levin
    Threshold Editions / 2013 / ePub
    $10.99
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW34881EB

Related Products

  1. First Corinthians: Living Love When We Disagree - Women's Bible Study Participant Book
    First Corinthians: Living Love When We Disagree - Women's Bible Study Participant Book
    Melissa Spoelstra
    Abingdon Press / 2016 / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 31% ($5.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW801686
  2. The Renaissance, Reformation, and Growth of Nations (1455-1707) Student Reader, Volume 3
    The Renaissance, Reformation, and Growth of Nations (1455-1707) Student Reader, Volume 3
    Linda Lacour Hobar
    Bright Ideas Press / 2008 / Hardcover
    $44.99 Retail: $59.95 Save 25% ($14.96)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 15 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW427066
  3. Prayer For A Pastor Framed Art Clock
    Prayer For A Pastor Framed Art Clock
    Christian Brands / 2015 / Gift
    $64.99 Retail: $74.99 Save 13% ($10.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW5711445
  4. Math-U-See Pre-Algebra Level Up Set
    Math-U-See Pre-Algebra Level Up Set
    Math-U-See / Other
    $110.00
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW500586

Publisher's Description

Abraham Lincoln, the greatest of all American presidents, left us a vast legacy of writings, some of which are among the most famous in our history. Lin-
coln was a marvelous writer--from the humblest letter to his great speeches, including his inaugural addresses, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the Gettysburg Address. His sentences were so memorably crafted that many resonate across the years. "Fourscore and seven years ago," begins the Gettysburg Address, "our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal."
        In 1940, the prolific author and historian Philip Van Doren Stern produced this volume as a guide to Lincoln's life through his writings. Stern's "Life of Abraham Lincoln" is a full biography of the man and includes a detailed chronology. Stern has collected all the essential texts of Lincoln's public life, from his first public address--a stump speech in New Salem, Illinois, in 1832 for an election he went on to lose--to his last piece of public writing, a pass to a congressman who was to visit the president the day after Lincoln went to Ford's Theater on April 14, 1865. Some 275 such documents are collected and placed in their historical context. Together with the "Life" and the Introduction, "Lincoln in His Writings," by noted historian Allan Nevins, they give a full and vivid picture of Abraham Lincoln.

The Modern Library has played a significant role in American cultural life for the better part of a century. The series was founded in 1917 by the publishers Boni and Liveright and eight years later acquired by Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer. It provided the foundation for their next publishing venture, Random House. The Modern Library has been a staple of the American book trade, providing readers with affordable hardbound editions of important works of literature and thought. For the Modern Library's seventy-fifth anniversary, Random House redesigned the series, restoring as its emblem the running torchbearer created by Lucian Bernhard in 1925 and refurbishing jackets, bindings, and type, as well as inaugurating a new program of selecting titles. The Modern Library continues to provide the world's best books, at the best prices.

Editorial Reviews

The Modern Library of the World's Best Books

"There was a time when Americans were too near Lincoln to comprehend his full greatness. To a traveler standing near a mountain range many eminences seem to have approximately the same altitude; it is difficult to disengage Everest from his lofty neighbors. But as the range recedes in the distance, the highest peak lifts more and more above its fellows, until it alone fills the horizon. So it has been with Lincoln."--Allan Nevins

Includes:

"Lincoln in His Writings" by Allan Nevins
"The Life of Abraham Lincoln" by Philip Van Doren Stern
Chronology of Lincoln's life
275 original documents, addresses, speeches, letters, and telegrams, placed in their historical context

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search