Lot 90 of 541:
Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, 1885  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$780
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant
Author:
Grant, Ulysses S.
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Charles L. Webster
Date:
1885-86
Description:

2 volumes. 584; 647, [1] pp. Steel-engraved frontispiece portrait in each volume; with tissue-guards. Illustrated with several maps and wood engravings throughout; folding facsimile letter in Vol. I; tipped-in folding facsimile document in Vol. II. (8vo) original half morocco, spines gilt in compartments, gilt seals on front and back covers, marbled endpapers. First Edition.

These memoirs of the great General and 18th U.S. President are often mentioned as one of the finest American works of nonfiction. Written from his sick bed the last year of his life.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Wear and soiling to bindings, rubbing to extremities, split along joint of vol. 1, hinges starting, toning and scattered foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
274195
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