Very Good -. Item #12573
Chicago: Belford, Clarke & Co., 1889. First Edition. Three volumes; octavos; uniformly bound in publisher's blue gilt-embossed cloth, top edges gilt, floral endpapers; portrait frontispiece at head of Vol. I, sixty-two (62) plates and facsimiles throughout including one double-paged. Ex-Fitchburg Public Library with their usual markings throughout, Vol. I recased, general shelf wear to margins, corners bumped with some occasional exposure, else a Good to Very Good set overall.
Howes H440: "Based on Herndon's intimate, first-hand knowledge, this will always be the most authoritative single source for Lincoln's early period."