Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1867. Brown textured leather with five raised bands, titling in gilt on the spine, decorative border blind stamped on the cover, gilt tooled decorative border on the edges of inside cover and yellow endpapers. Cracked gutters on inside covers, but integrity of the book is still well and tightly bound. Wear at the corners with buffing along the edges. 8.75" x 11.75", xxx, 2 - 930 pp. Frontispiece of Lincoln with tissue guard, precedes these hundreds of expressions for the deceased president from more than 50 countries and dependancies around the world, as well at more than 80 cities, governing bodies and organizations in the United States. A large book, attractively bound, historically preserving the world's memory of a martyred President. Very good. Item #3105
"Last night in both houses of the legislature the representatives of the English government announce that on Monday next our senate would give expression t the feeling of indignation which had been occasioned in this country by the murder of President Lincoln...but it was more especially desirable that the sympathy of the whole people should be formally expressed by the Queen and her responsible advisers." (p 527).