[LINCOLN, Abraham]. HERNDON, William H. (1818-1891) and Jesse William WEIK (1857-1930). Herndon’s Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life. Chicago, New York, and San Francisco: Bedford, Clarke & Company, 1889.
3 volumes, 8vo. Numerous steel engraved plates. (A few pale spots.) Original publisher's cloth gilt, top edge gilt (slight wear to extremities); cloth slipcase.
FIRST EDITION, "based on Herndon's intimate, first-hand knowledge, this will always be the most authoritative single source for Lincoln's early period" (Howes H-440). Monaghan 1049. A BRIGHT COPY.