Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, .
Hard Cover. First Edition. Signed. A First Edition copy of William E. Barton’s A Beautiful Blunder, concerning Lincoln’s famous letter to the mother of five supposedly dead Union soldiers. Signed by the author on the front endpaper, with a personal inscription to Ned Nugent, who abstracted the important Virginia genealogical work, Cavaliers and Pioneers. Portrait frontispiece of Lincoln; folding facsimile plate of the letter. Some collections unopened. Toning and wear to the spine; paper label is chipped and faded. Blue cloth.
Very Good binding.