“With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it nothing can succeed”: First Edition of Team of Rivals; Signed by Doris Kearns Goodwin

  • Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln.

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln.

$275.00

Item Number: 26089

New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005.

First edition of this biographical portrait of President Abraham Lincoln and some of the men who served with him in his cabinet from 1861 to 1865. Octavo, original half cloth, pictorial endpapers. Signed by Doris Kearns Goodwin on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.

"An elegant, incisive study....Goodwin has brilliantly described how Lincoln forged a team that preserved a nation and freed America from the curse of slavery" (James M. McPherson, The New York Times Book Review). It went on to win the 2006 Lincoln Prize and the inaugural Book Prize for American History of the New-York Historical Society. It was the basis for the 2012 film, "Lincoln," directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Daniel Day-Lewis; and went on to win two Academy Awards.

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