Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln :: Doris Kearns Goodwin soon to be presented for sale on the stupendous BookLovers of Bath web site!
New York, London, Toronto & Sydney: Simon & Schuster, 2005, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white photographs; Photographic lining papers; Plans;
From the cover: Acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Lincolns political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals of national reputation to become president.
On May 18, 1860, William H. Seward, Salmon P. Chase, Edward Bates, and Abraham Lincoln waited in their hometowns for the results from the Republican National Convention in Chicago. When Lincoln emerged as the victor, his rivals were dismayed and angry.
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Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.
Quarter-bound Black on Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xix) 916 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.
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