Contents and Arrangement

Smith, George W.: When Lincoln came to Egypt, 1940

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Bifolium, 8vo; illustrative portrait of Lincoln on front cover; prospectus announcing "A new Lincoln book--with much new matter". Also gives author biography and a note on the book's production, "set in 12 point Kenntonian type, printed on Virgil White Wove antique paper...designed by Hal W. Trovillion...End papers, consisting of a pictorial map of Southern Illinois, tracing various places visited by Lincoln, drawn by William J. Goodacre, distinguished illustrator and map-maker of Santa Barbara." Order blank on bottom of back page. Brown text, previous folds.


Arrangement follows the order of the original Excel inventory.


Author: Smith, George W.

Herrin, Illinois: Trovillion Private Press

Collection History

Processing Information

Finding aid created via automated processes by Regine Heberlein, 2017.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

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Credit this material:

Smith, George W.: When Lincoln came to Egypt; Collection of Ephemera Relating to the Marketing of Books, RBD2, Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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