"The contents of this Paperback Classic are drawn from Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writings 1832-1858 and Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writings 1858-1865, volumes #45 and #46 in the Library of America series. They are joined in the series by a companiosn volume, #192s, the Lincoln Anthology: Great Writers on his Life and Legacy from 1860 to Now"--P. [519].