The Backwoods Boy; Or, The Boyhood and Manhood of Abraham Lincoln / Horatio Alger
Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings
Horatio Alger, Jr
The Boys' Own Favourite Series
Publisher's Binding- Poster Style
Binding circa 1900. Green cloth binding with red, black, green and gilt decoration and lettering to front cover and spine. Cover depicts Lincoln as young boy holding riding crop, wearing riding boots, within a rectangle of gilt tree and river scene. Motif repeated on spine.
Later reprint edition, no addition printings noted. Originally published in 1883 under title: Abraham Lincoln, the backwoods boy.
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