Abraham Lincoln the War Years in Four Volumes by Carl Sandburg 1939 Harcourt Brace & Company

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Learn more about the heart of American history with Abraham Lincoln: The War Years, a monumental four-volume set by Carl Sandburg, published in 1939 by Harcourt Brace & Company. Spanning a total of 2,501 pages, this comprehensive work not only chronicles the life of President Abraham Lincoln but also offers an in-depth look at the Civil War era.

Carl Sandburg, with his eloquent prose and meticulous research, presents a vivid portrayal of a nation in turmoil, seen through the lens of its iconic leader. This collection is more than a biography; it's a detailed narrative of battles, a tapestry of personalities, and an exploration of the political and social upheavals of the time. Featuring 426 half-tones of photographs and 244 cuts of cartoons, letters, and documents, these volumes provide an immersive experience into the presidency of Lincoln and the era that shaped America.

Despite the wear on the covers, as shown in the photos, the set remains in good condition, inviting readers to explore its pages filled with history and insight. Sandburg's work stands as an essential resource for historians, enthusiasts, and anyone captivated by the saga of Lincoln and the Civil War.


  • Author: Carl Sandburg
  • Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Company
  • Year: 1939
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Volumes: 1-4
  • Total Pages: 2,501
  • Dimensions: 10x7x1 inches
  • Condition: Good, with cover wear on books

Four Key Features:

  1. Comprehensive Coverage: Over 2,000 pages detailing Lincoln's presidency and the Civil War.
  2. Rich Visuals: Includes photographs, cartoons, letters, and documents.
  3. Eloquent Narrative: Sandburg's writing brings history to life with wit and insight.
  4. Collector's Item: A valuable addition to any historical or literary collection.

Beyond The Final Page:

Abraham Lincoln: The War Years by Carl Sandburg is not just a reading experience; it's an exploration into one of the most pivotal times in American history, offering endless insights for those who venture into its pages.


This vintage set shows signs of wear consistent with its age, including cover wear. Please refer to the photos for a detailed look, and don’t hesitate to contact us for more information or additional pictures.

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