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Description

The object is an unused book jacket for The Lincoln Assassination Riddle, edited by Frank J. Williams and Michael Burkhimer. The predominant colors are maroon, cream, yellow, red, and black. The front panel features an image of John Wilkes Booth with Satan standing at his shoulder (Satan Tempting Booth to the Murder of the President by John L. Magee). The book's title and editors are also on the front panel. The front flap features information regarding the book's contents. The back panel contains various reviews and publication information, while the back flap contains editor, publisher, and front cover information. The spine contains the title and editors' last names. A duplicate copy is also included in the collection as well as documentary information.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 2016

Measurement

9 1/4 X 21 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

book jacket

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

6902

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

The Lincoln Assassination Riddle Book Jacket

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