The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War
by Stashower, Daniel
In February of 1861, just days before he assumed the presidency, Abraham Lincoln faced a "clear and fully-matured" threat of assassination as he traveled by train from Springfield to Washington for his inauguration. Over a period of thirteen days the legendary detective Allan Pinkerton worked feverishly to detect and thwart the plot, assisted by a captivating young widow named Kate Warne, America's first female private eye.
First Edition. An exceptional copy. Minotaur Books, 2013. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. (Inventory #: 2182629)
Literature, American & Military History, General Antiquarian
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