Chicago: Gem Publishing Company, 1883. First Edition. Hardcover. xxiii+571 pages. Index, list of contributors. Frontis engraving of Lincoln in profile, six plates. Decorated brown pebbled cloth, small quarto. Cover titles in black and gilt with leaf decoration. Spine titles in gilt, and black decoration on spine. Corners bumped, some chafing along bottom edge. Fading or discoloration to cover, frays to head and tail of spine. Front hinge cracked but binding sound. Text clean and bright. Good. Item #75024
An interesting and poignant compilation of short writings on Lincoln by those who had come into contact with him, along with extracts from Lincoln's wrtings.