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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 by Ulysses S. Grant.

Octavo, [two volumes], 584pp [Vol. I]; 647pp [Vol. II]. Publisher’s green cloth, title in gilt on spine, decorative gilt emblem on front cover. Floral endpapers. Frontispiece portraits with tissue covers. Clean text, lightly read copy, solid text block. Touch of wear to cloth along bottom edge of spine, light rubbing to front panel of Volume II. Illustrated with 43 maps and fold-out plates in each volume. (Dornbusch II 1986) (Eicher 492) An attractive set.

Published shortly after his death, the Personal Memoirs of President Grant are held in high regard by historians and general readers alike. President 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.

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New York


Charles L. Webster & Co.


First Edition

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Grant | Ulysses S.