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Books about Lincoln Art, Drama, Photographs, Sculpture
Lincoln: An Illustrated BiographyThis is both an outstanding biography and collection of illustrations, beautifully written by Philip B. Kunhardt, Jr., and his sons, Philip B. Kunhardt III and Peter W. Kunhardt. It contains 700+ photographs and illustrations of Lincoln, his contemporaries, and his times, mainly drawn from the famous Meserve collection.
Bullard, F. Lauriston. Lincoln in Marble and Bronze. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1952.
Bunker, Gary L. From Railsplitter to Icon: Lincoln's Image in Illustrated Periodicals, 1860-1865. Kent State University Press, 2001.
Byrd, Cecil K. and Moore, Ward H., ed. Abraham Lincoln in Print and Photograph: A Picture History from the Lilly Library. New York: Dover Publications, 1997.
Cooper, Edward S. Vinnie Ream: An American Sculptor. Chicago: Academy Chicago Publishers, 2004.
Durman, Donald Charles. He Belongs to the Ages: The Statues of Abraham Lincoln. Ann Arbor: Edwards Brothers, 1961.
Fairbanks, Eugene. Abraham Lincoln Sculpture Created by Avard T. Fairbanks. Eugene Fairbanks, 2003.
Hamilton, Charles and Ostendorf, Lloyd. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1963.
Hoffman, John. Lincoln Hall at the University of Illinois. University of Illinois Press, 2010.
Holzer, Harold; Boritt, Gabor S.; Neely, Mark E. Jr. Abraham Lincoln and the Popular Print. University of Illinois Press, 2001.
Holzer, Harold; Boritt, Gabor S.; Neely, Mark E. Jr. Changing the Lincoln Image. Fort Wayne: Louis A. Warren Lincoln Library and Museum, 1985.
Holzer, Harold; Castle, Emily; Quigley, Barbara. Abraham Lincoln Portrayed in the Collections of the Indiana Historical Society. Indiana Historical Society Press, 2006.
Holzer, Harold. Lincoln Seen and Heard. University Press of Kansas, 2000.
Kunhardt, Philip B. III, Kunhardt, Peter W., Kunhardt, Peter W. Jr. Lincoln, Life-Size. Knopf, 2009.
Kunhardt, Philip B., Kunhardt, Peter W. and Kunhardt, Peter W. Jr. Looking for Lincoln: The Making of an American Icon. Knopf Publishing, 2008.
Kunkel, Mabel. Abraham Lincoln: Unforgettable American. Charlotte: The Delmar Co., 1976.
Lorant, Stefan. Lincoln, A Picture Story of His Life. New York: Bonanza Books, rev. ed., 1975.
Mellon, James. The Face of Lincoln. New York: Viking Press, 1979.
Meredith, Roy. Mr. Lincoln's Camera Man, Mathew B. Brady. Dover Publications, 1975.
Mitgang, Herbert. Mister Lincoln: A Drama in Two Acts. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1982.
Reinhart, Mark. Abraham Lincoln on Screen: Fictional and Documentary Portrayals on Film and Television. McFarland, 2008, 2nd edition.
Reinhart, Mark S. Abraham Lincoln on Screen: A Filmography of Dramas and Documentaries Including Television, 1903-1998. McFarland & Co., 1999.
Schneider, Stuart L. Collecting Lincoln. Schiffer Publishing, 1997.
Sherwood, Glenn. A Labor of Love: The Art and Life of Vinnie Ream. Hygiene, Colorado: Sunshine Press, 1997.
Steers, Edward, Jr. Lincoln: A Pictorial History. Thomas Publications, 1993.
Thompson, Frank. Abraham Lincoln: Twentieth Century Popular Portrayals. Dallas: Taylor Publishing, 1999.
Trimborn, Thomas J. Encounters with Lincoln: Images and Words. Truman State University, 2005.
Volkmann, Carl and Roberta. Springfield's Sculptures, Monuments, and Plaques. Arcadia Publishing, 2008.
Wilson, Rufus Rockwell. Lincoln in Caricature. New York: Horizon Press, 1953.
Wilson, Rufus Rockwell. Lincoln in Portraiture. New York: Press of the Pioneers. (Edition limited to 650 signed and numbered copies; covers all types of portraiture, photos, paintings, and sculpture.)
Zeller, Bob and Richter, John J. Lincoln in 3-D. Chronicle Books, 2010.
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