The early printings of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and what they reveal about his spoken words / John Carbonell

Author(s): Carbonell, John
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Subjects: Gettysburg address
American newspapers--History--19th century
Pamphlets--United States--History--19th century
Broadsides--United States--History--19th century
Lincoln, Abraham, Gettysburg address
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Gettysburg address
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Oratory
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Criticism, Textual
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press, 2008
LC Classification: E
Notes: LCCN: 2008049918
ISBN: 9781584562566 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 1584562560 (alk. paper)
Scope and content: "A study of the early printed versions of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln's 1863 Gettysburg Address as found in newspapers, pamphlets, and broadsides, in order to determine his spoken words at the actual dedication ceremony. With 17 illustrations, a select bibliography, and an annotated checklist of early printings"--Provided by Publisher
Includes bibliographical references (p. 47-50)
Contents: An annotated checklist of early printings -- The spoken words -- The Bliss text -- Joseph Gilbert and the Associated Press -- The origin of the text in the official report -- Charles Hale -- The word 'poor' -- The Chicago tribune and the Western Associated Press -- The Philadelphia inquirer -- The Washington Daily morning chronicle -- The City of Boston text -- Ad libbing -- The early printings versus the Lincoln manuscripts -- Evaluations of the printings
Physical Description: 51 p. : facsims. ; 28 cm
OCLC Number: 276140941
ISBN/ISSN: 9781584562566
1584562560

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