Lot 80 of 627:
Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$240
Estimate:
$300 - $500

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 gilt stamped green cloth. 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:
Light wear, previous owner's name, rear hinge cracked in Volume 1; very good.
 
Item number:
281227
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