Abe Lincoln Grows Up 1928 by CARL SANDBURG ~ Biography ~ Boyhood ~ Childhood ~ President ~ YA


Title: Abe Lincoln Grows Up

Author: Carl Sandburg
Illustrator: James Daugherty

Description: First edition in a later dust jacket. First printing (no later printings noted on copyright page). The jacket appears to have been issued circa 1950. Aqua-blue cloth boards with yellow lettering. Spine ends and corners show light wear. Free front endpaper is creased and has a couple small tape stains, else interior is clean and unmarked. Dust jacket shows light edge wear; smudge on front panel; rear panel has a closed tear to its top edge; not price clipped ($3.00). Illustrations by James Daugherty appear throughout the volume.

Biography of President Abraham Lincoln's childhood and teenage years. Made from the first twenty-seven chapters of Sandburg's 1926 two-volume biography ''Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years.''

Sandburg tells the story of Lincoln's babyhood and boyhood at Knob Creek Farm and on Little Pigeon Creek; his games and chores; the things he handles and uses; his life at Gentryville and on the Mississippi; until at nineteen, leaving home to make his fortune at New Salem.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company
Place: New York
Year: 1928

Keywords: James Daugherty, US Presidents, United States President, boyhood, biography, Abraham Lincoln, childhood, YA, young adult, juvenile,

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