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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

First Edition


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First edition of the Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, in modern fine binding.

Octavo, [two volumes], 584pp [Vol. I], 647pp [Vol. 2]. Full black morocco, raised bands, gilt titles over red labels. Marbled endpapers with new flyleaves. Resewn cloth headband, solid text block. Light toning to leaves, as expected. Housed in cloth slipcase, lined in felt. Frontispiece portraits of Grant with tissue covers. Over 50 illustrations, maps. (Eicher 492) (Dornbusch II 1986) A handsome set of the Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, in an attractive modern binding.

Published shortly after his death, the Personal Memoirs of President Grant are held in high regard by historians and general readers alike. Grant was initially opposed to writing his memoirs, but wished to leave his family financially stable after his death. The books were sold in multiple formats, ranging in price from $3.50 to $12.00 in 1885.

Additional information

Location Published

New York


Charles L. Webster & Co.


First Edition

Date Published

1885 / 1886


Full leather




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