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Abraham Lincoln : biography in woodcuts

Author: Charles Turzak; George C Domke; R Hunter Middleton; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
Publisher: [Chicago, Illinois] : [publisher not identified], [1933] ©1933
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Stories without words
Typefaces (Type evidence)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Turzak, Charles, b. 1899.
Abraham Lincoln.
[Chicago, ©1933]
(OCoLC)755280895
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Turzak; George C Domke; R Hunter Middleton; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
OCLC Number: 4061459
Notes: Printed on one side of leaf on opposite pages.
The woodcuts are numbered 1 to 34, with two unnumbered prints (frontispiece and introduction).
"The thirty-six woodcuts in this book were designed & cut in wood by Charles Turzak at the Lincoln Village, A Century of Progress, Chicago, 1933. The printing was done from the artist's blocks by George C. Domke. Typography arranged by R. Hunter Middleton and set in Tempo Heavy typeface. This edition is limited to fifteen hundred numbered copies"--Colophon.
Description: 13 unnumbered pages, 34 pages of plates, 9 unnumbered pages : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: Portrait of Lincoln --
Log cabin --
Birth cabin in the woods --
The Lincoln family --
A simple beginning --
Moving to Indiana --
Grave of Nancy Hanks Lincoln --
Indiana home --
Splitting rails --
Borrowing a book --
Moving to Illinois --
Abe at twenty-one --
Down the Mississippi --
Slaves in New Orleans --
Berry-Lincoln store --
Honest Abe --
Lincoln wrestling Jim Armstrong --
Abe and Ann --
Ann Rutledge's grave --
The dual personality --
Lincoln the lawyer --
Making the circuit --
Pleading the case --
Campaigning --
Mary Todd and Lincoln --
Aspirations --
Slavery or freedom --
The debate --
Loyalty to a principle --
"Providence brought me the leadership of this country" --
A prayer for unity --
Deliberation --
Four dark and difficult years --
The Gettysburg address --
At the theatre --
The assassination --
"And now he belongs to the ages."
Responsibility: by Charles Turzak.

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