New York: The Viking Press, 1938. 8vo. 461 pp. FIRST EDITION. Green cloth with blind-stamped front cover; ex-libris. Item #12417
First edition, Number 69 of 150 signed by Hertz. Herndon (1818-1891) was Lincoln's law partner, as well as one of his many biographers. What distinguished him from Lincoln's other biographers was his well-known penchant to conduct first-hand interviews with sources, and for his use of primary materials, a practice which was evident even during his days of practicing law. Monaghan 3623.