The True Story of a Great Life. The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln
By William H. Herndon, For Twenty Years His Friend and Law Partner, and Jesse William Weik, A.M. Vol. 1 & Vol. 2 of a 3 volume set. Belford-Clarke Co., Chicago, 1890. Copyright, 1889, By Belford, Clarke & Company. Illustrated front piece of a beardless Mr. Lincoln from the photograph by Hesler, Chicago, 1860, with a printed facsimile inscription and signature of Lincoln below his portrait. Other illustrations in both volumes. Blue cloth hard covers with gold embossed signature of A. Lincoln on the front cover, and gold embossed illustration of Lincoln on the spine. Vol. 1 is 199 pages, and Vol. 2 is 213 pages. Gold gilt end pages on the top. Patterned endpapers. The pages are evenly, lightly age toned, and the covers show light wear. Very tight bindings. Very nice pair.