Ode on the Death of Abraham Lincoln
Boston: 1865. 12mo. 15pp.
Original printed wrappers.
A contemporary memorial poem published in the year of the Lincoln assassination by Samuel Green Wheeler Benjamin, a writer and journalist later appointed as the first American ambassador to Persia, where he served from 1883 to 1885. Rare, one of only 250 copies printed.
Fish 89; Monaghan 399; Sabin 4712.