Tower of Lincoln Books

You can’t do this with e-books.

Soon to be on display at the newly-constructed Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership in Washington, DC, this 34-foot pillar of literature includes over 15,000 unique titles about the United State’s 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. The museum is set to open before President’s Day.  [H/T to Clippings via Colossal]

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4 comments… add one
  • Scott MacKenzie Feb 15, 2012 @ 3:25

    I have plenty of Lincoln books, but one stands out: George McGovern’s brief biography from Time’s American Presidents series of 2008. It’s autographed.

    • Kevin Levin Feb 15, 2012 @ 3:26

      I am sure he would have been happy to sign your Kindle. 🙂

  • Ray O'Hara Feb 16, 2012 @ 20:36

    I’ve seen many claims that such and such a topic is the most written about.
    But 15,000 has to be the record.

  • Andy Hall Feb 20, 2012 @ 5:21

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