First edition of the Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by James R. Gilmore.
Octavo, viii, -338pp. Publisher’s green cloth, title in gilt on spine, bust of Lincoln on cover in gilt. Top edge gilt. Many leaves unopened. Previous ownership bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. Reinforcement to both hinges, solid text block. Complete with frontispiece portrait and seven portraits, all with tissue covers. (Monaghan 1228) An attractive example, with only a touch of rubbing to the cloth boards, faint remainder mark on spine.