STORM OVER THE LAND. A PROFILE OF THE CIVIL WAR TAKEN MAINLY FROM ABRAHAM LINCOLN: THE WAR YEARS. Carl SANDBURG.

STORM OVER THE LAND. A PROFILE OF THE CIVIL WAR TAKEN MAINLY FROM ABRAHAM LINCOLN: THE WAR YEARS

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1942). First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated with 60 halftones from photos, and 98 drawings, maps, and sketches. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper: "For Henrik Van Loon/as between scribblers/and herewith admiration/and affection--/Carl Sandburg/1942." Sandburg has also drawn an arrow to Van Loon's first name and added "Henrick Hudson told me to leave the d out." Hendrik Van Loon was a Dutch-American historian, journalist, and children's book author. Among his many books, which he often also illustrated, is THE STORY OF MANKIND, a history of the world intended for children, which won the first Newbery Medal in 1922. Near Fine in a Good, mostly complete dustwrapper with chipping at the top of the spine and the front panel. Item #020471

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