Signed copy of Grant by Ron Chernow, a first edition, first printing.
Thick octavo, xxiii, [7pp maps], 1074pp. Blue hardcover, blue cloth spine with title in gilt, author’s initials in gilt on front panel. Full number line starting with “1” on copyright page. In publisher’s first state dust jacket, $40.00 price on front flap, fine. Signed by the author on the title page, dated 2017. A fine copy.
Author Ron Chernow won a Pulitzer Prize in 2011 for his landmark biography of George Washington. This work on U.S. Grant, detailing his life from childhood in Ohio, his “lost years” before the Civil War, and finishing with his life as an international figure, has become a national bestseller.