Tuesday, August 9, 2022


Welcome to the Illinois State Historical Sociey's online store. Over the years the Society has accumulated many books and since it is neither a research center nor a lending library, we have created this Store to make these books available for purchase. Most are single title items in like new condition. In addition to books, we are also offering for sale back issues of the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society and Illinois Heritage, art work, and stationery. All proceeds from these sales will be used to support the Illinois State Historical Society.

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*Most of the books for sale are new or very gently used and in extremely good condition.  If you have any specific questions, please feel free to call the office at 217-525-2781, Ext. 1.

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Lincoln's Travels on the River Queen During the Last Days of His Life - 62250101-3128-4c64-7f1d-ec1d6913a32b
Manufacturer: Wayne C. Temple
Lincoln's Travels on the River Queen During the Last Days of His Life

This volume is an authoritative, exhaustive, and irresistibly lively account of one of the 16th President's favorite perks; his riverboat. Any Lincoln enthusiast lucky enough to pick it up will find it's impossible to set aside; impeccably researched, it reads like an adventure story. The River Queen was a witness to history.


This book is autographed by the author.


Publisher: Mayhaven Publishing, Inc., 2014  


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