Published by the author: Battle Creek, MI, 1898. Item #97-2747
Illustr, 8 x 6.5, gilt lettered green cloth, unpag, ex-lib with bookplate and usual markings, covers heavily rubbed, spine torn, pp loose and detached. Shastid's portrait of his Pittsfield, IL, father, a country doctor who reportedly (though not mentioned in this book) introduced John Nicolay to Abraham Lincoln! SWAF.