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, near fine condition, with $40.00 price on front flap, faint shelf wear, point of rubbing to lower corner of spine. Signed by the author on the second free endpaper. A fine copy.
Author Ron Chernow is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his landmark biography of George Washington in 2011. 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.