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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

First Edition


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First edition of Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, in publisher’s deluxe full sheepskin binding.

Octavo, [two volumes], 584pp [Vol. I]; 647pp [Vol. II]. Publisher’s sheepskin binding, 4 raised bands, gilt title over red and black morocco labels, marbled leaf ends. Rubbing to covers, some loss along bottom edge of boards. Professional restoration to hinges in both volumes, light soiling to spines. Frontispiece portraits of Grant in both volumes. Complete with over 50 illustrations and maps, including facsimile fold-outs.

(Eicher 492) (Dornbusch II: 1986)

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.

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Location Published

New York


Charles L. Webster & Co.


First Edition

Date Published



Full leather


Very Good


Grant | Ulysses S.

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