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A Lincoln Bibliography

Lincoln is one of the most written about figures in American history. As a result, it would be impossible to compile a complete bibliography. The list which follows are just some of the books which the reader may find helpful.

Arnold, Issac N. 1971. The History of Abraham Lincoln and the Overthrow of Slavery. Freeport, NY: Book for Libraries Press.

Barrett, Joseph H. 1903. Abraham Lincoln and His Presidency. New York: D. Appleton and Company.

Barton, William E. 1925. The Life of Abraham Lincoln. Indianapolis: The Bobbs Merrill Company.

Basler, Roy P., ed. 1953. The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln (9 volumes). New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Basler, Roy P., ed. Reprinted 1990. Abraham Lincoln: His Speeches and Writings. New York: Da Capo Press, Inc.

Bachelder, Louise, ed. 1998. Abraham Lincoln: Wisdom and Wit. Peter Pauper Press.

Basler, Roy P., eds. 1953-1955. The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Boritt, Gabor, ed. 1996. Of the People, By the People, For the People: and Other Quotations from Abraham Lincoln. New York: Columbia University Press.

Bryan, George S. The Great American Myth, New York: Carrick Evans, 1940. Reprinted by Americana House, Chicago, 1990.

Dorris, Jonathan Truman. 1953a. Pardon and Amnesty under Lincoln and Johnson. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press.

Hanchett, William. 1983. The Lincoln Murder Conspiracies. Urbana & Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Press.

Hertz, Emanuel, ed. 1939. Lincoln Talks: A Biography in Anecdote. New York: Viking

Holland, J.G. 1866. The Life of Abraham Lincoln. Springfield, MA: Gurdon Bill.

Johnson, William J. 1913. Abraham Lincoln The Christian. Cincinnati: The Abington Press.

Kerner, Fred, ed. 1996. A Treasury of Lincoln Quotations. Chicago: Americana House.

Kunhardt, Dorothy M. and Philip B. 1965. Twenty Days: A Narrative in Text and Pictures of the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln. New York, Harper and Row.

Luthin, Reinhard H. 1960. The Real Abraham Lincoln: A Complete One Volume History of His Life and Times. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, Inc.

McCarthy, Charles H. 1966. Lincoln's Plan of Reconstruction. New York: AMS Press Inc.

Mitgang, Herbert, ed. 1989. Abraham Lincoln: A Press Portrait. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press.

Neely, Mark E., Jr. 1982. The Lincoln Encyclopedia. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company.

Neely, Mark E., Jr. 1993. The Last Best Hope of Earth: Abraham Lincoln and the Promise of America. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Reck, W. Emerson. 1987. A. Lincoln: His Last 24 Hours. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc.

Sandburg, Carl. 1939. Abraham Lincoln. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company.

Steers, Ed. 1992. The Escape and Capture of John Wilkes Booth. Gettysburg: Thomas Publications.

Tidwell, William; Hall, James; & Gaddy, David Winfred. 1988. Come Retribution, The Confederate Secret Service & the Assassination of Lincoln. Jackson, MS & London: University of Mississippi Press.

Turner, Thomas Reed. 1982. Beware the People Weeping-Public Opinion and the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Baton Rouge, LA & London: Louisiana State University Press.