Sale 343

Lot 3276

"Life and Times of Abraham Lincoln", advertising corner card on yellow cover bearing 3¢ rose (65) tied by "Rochester N.Y. Aug 19" to Pittford, N.Y., docketed "James Horton, Augt 19th 1865" at left, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300

Commercial cover soliciting salespeople for Brockett's exploitation biography of Lincoln. Poorly written work was rushed to print only three months after Lincoln's death, peddled door to door as a memorial book.

Realized $270

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