Roy Basler

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Roy Basler (1906-1989) [1] was an American historian who rose to prominence in the middle of the 20th century. Basler was most famous for editing the collected works of Abraham Lincoln. He also wrote the introduction to Sam Watkins' "Co Aytch"[2]


  • The Lincoln Legend: A Study in Changing Conceptions. By Roy Basler. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1935.
  • The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. By Abraham Lincoln (Author), Roy P. Basler (Editor). New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1953.
  1. ^ WorldCat Identities. Basler, Roy P. (Roy Prentice) 1906-1989,
  2. ^ "Co Aytch" edition by Collier Books