Manuscript note on verso of portrait: This life of Lincoln was corrected by him for me, at my request, in the summer of 1860, by notes in his hand writing in pencil, on the margin ... [signed and dated] Samuel C. Parks. Kansas City, Mo., May 22nd, 1901
"This edition ... consists of twelve hundred and fifty copies, of which seven hundred and fifty copies are reserved for the members of the Abraham Lincoln association and five hundred copies are for sale."
Bound in marbled paper boards; printed paper label on front cover; black cloth shelfback, stamped in gold; top edges stained gray
The facsimile is of a part of Samuel C. Parks' copy of the original edition, which has title: Lives and speeches of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. Columbus, O., Follett, Foster & co.; Boston, Crosby, Nichols, Lee & co., 1860