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Abraham Lincoln Book Shop

824 W. Superior St, Chicago, IL 60652
+1 312-944-3085
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Disappointingly downsized at new location

Have visited this store many times over the years, but hadn't been there for a couple years. Was... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
interceptpubs
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Columbus, Indiana
It's more than a book shop, it's a museum

As a Civil War buff, I have purchased dozens of books over the years at the Abraham Lincoln Book... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Taylor B
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Chicago, Illinois
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824 W. Superior St, Chicago, IL 60652
Near North Side
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Have visited this store many times over the years, but hadn't been there for a couple years. Was surprised to find that it had moved from its old location on Chicago Ave about half a mile west to a kind of hard to find location...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2017

As a Civil War buff, I have purchased dozens of books over the years at the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop's three locations--first, the original store on Chestnut Street, then on Chicago Avenue, now at 824 West Superior Street, about five block west of the Chicago...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Visited, browsed at a leisurely pace, asked a variety of questions, got helpful and friendly and interested responses. Wide assortment of Lincoln and civil war books. What more can a Libcoln lover ask for!

Thank Rich S
Reviewed 25 July 2014

On our travels, my wife and I love to visit book stores, especially independent shops like Haslam's in St. Petersburg, Florida, or Parker's in Sarasota, Florida, or Bookery Limited in Lexington, Virginia. We love searching for rare books. Most of all, however, we are Civil...More

2  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 26 June 2013

After you unpack or park your car, walk 9 blocks west on Chicago Street to "The Abe". You will see the greatest collection of books and friendliest people at any bookstore you have visited. Tom and Bjorn are Civil War experts and Daniel is PhD...More

2  Thank Kimo688889
Reviewed 19 October 2012 via mobile

This is without a doubt my favorite bookstore! Anyone with any interest in mid-19th century America needs to visit this shop. Besides books on Lincoln and the Civil War, the shop also specializes in the American Presidency. Books range from the very expensive, out-of-print, 1st...More

Thank MillerONC
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