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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 publisher’s deluxe full sheepskin binding.

Octavo, [two volumes], 584pp [Vol. I]; 647pp [Vol. 2]. Publisher’s sheepskin binding, 4 raised bands, gilt title over red and black morocco labels, marbled leaf edges. Professional repair to top edge of Volume II. Frontispiece portraits of Grant with tissue covers. Over 50 illustrations, maps. (Eicher 492) (Dornbusch II 1986). This is an attractive set of Grant’s Memoirs with the full sheepskin 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


Very Good

Jacket Condition

Grant | Ulysses S.