New York Times First Editions of Lincoln Assassination

Lot of 3. Includes April 15,17,18, 1865, Vol. XIV, Nos. 4230-4232. A fine group beginning with the first accounts of the assassination: AWFUL EVENT. President Lincoln Shot by an Assassin covering the ensuing news of the probable recovery of Seward and news about the assassins.

Includes two copies of the April 20, 1865 weekly The New York Observer with accounts of the assassination; both issues uncut.

Condition:April 15th edition with light quaterfolds, minor 2" tear at top middle, minor stain on column two; other papers with losses along top margins.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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