[LINCOLN, Abraham]. Abraham Lincoln: His Book. A Facsimile Reproduction of the Original with an Explanatory Note. New York: McClure, Phillips, & Co., 1901.
12mo. Comprising 20 leaves in facsimile, with accompanying printed explanatory notes. Original sheep; cloth folding case.
FIRST EDITION of this facsimile reproduction of Lincoln's manuscript pocket notebook, replicating manuscript notes and newspaper clippings. In his explanatory note, J. McCan David writes: "This book - the only one now or ever extant of its Illustrious authorship - owes its existence to the political campaign of 1858, when the opposing candidates for United States Senator for Illinois were Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas."
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