Lot 128 of 457:
Grant's Memoirs in half morocco binding  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$390
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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 and edges. 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.


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Condition:
Mild rubbing to both volumes; Vol I: front hinge cracked, dampstain to frontispiece; dampstaining at lower edge throughout, mild toning, light ripple to leaves; Vol. II: mild toning; very good overall.


 
Item number:
311791
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