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Grant U.S

Published by New York Charles L. Webster and Co. 1885, 1886 (1886)

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Item Description: New York Charles L. Webster and Co. 1885, 1886, 1886. 2 volumes. First edition of both volumes in publisher’s deluxe bindings. With 49 maps and illustrations, including two steel-engraved frontis-portraits and two etched views, all with tissue-guards. Also with fold out manuscript facsimile and the dedication from Grant in holograph facsimile. Tall, thick 8vo, publisher’s very scarce deluxe bindings of original three-quarter morocco over boards, gilt lettered and finely decorated with gilt emblematic decorations including a General's stars in compartments of the spines separated by raised bands, each of the covers featuring large gilt medallions, endpapers and all edges marbled. 584; 647, index. An especially bright and very pleasing set in the scarce publisher’s deluxe binding state. An unusually well preserved set, the text exceptionally clean and fresh, volume two with some minor rubbing on the upper cover. RARE FIRST EDITION IN PLEASING STATE OF PRESERVATION. VERY SCARCE IN THIS FORMAT, CONDITION AND DELUXE BINDING STATE. ‘THE FINEST MEMOIRS OF WAR EVER PENNED’. An important historical memoir of the Civil War, arguably the most important, and the best thing that Grant ever wrote. General Norman Schwartzkopf has recently called this the finest memoir of war experiences that has ever been penned. Collectible copies of these books are becoming increasingly difficult to obtain. Copies in this binding, especially so. The earliest days of the Civil War were a hard lesson in hubris for the Union Army. After the appointment of Grant to overall command of the Union forces, the war would quickly turn to their favor. Probably the most important book on the American Civil War, and in many respects a masterpiece of American literature. David Eicher"s useful summary includes this fine judgment: "Grant’s MEMOIRS comprise one of the most valuable writings by a military commander in history . . . The work is genuinely that of the commander. As such, it is valuable in its scope, its plain and clear analysis and language, and its broad conclusions about the conduct of the war. "In the years following the war Grant would move into the political arena, even against his best judgment and would, with great public acclaim be elected President of United States for two full terms. Bookseller Inventory # 26274

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Grant U.S

Published by New York Charles L. Webster and Co. 1885, 1886 (1886)

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Item Description: New York Charles L. Webster and Co. 1885, 1886, 1886. 2 volumes. First edition of both volumes in publisher’s deluxe bindings. With 49 maps and illustrations, including two steel-engraved frontisportraits and two etched views, all with tissue-guards. Also with the dedication from Grant in holograph facsimile. Tall, thick 8vo, publisher’s very scarce and best original deluxe bindings of full tan calf, the spines with gilt ruled raised bands and red and blue morocco labels lettered in gilt. 584; 647, index. An unusually handsome and pleasing set in the scarce publisher’s deluxe and most expensive and best binding state. An unusually well preserved set. About as fine as could be expected, some evidence of age, but without question, one would be hard pressed to ever find a better copy. RARE FIRST EDITION IN UNUSUALLY NICE CONDITION. VERY SCARCE IN THIS FORMAT AND DELUXE BINDING STATE. ‘THE FINEST MEMOIRS OF WAR EVER PENNED’. An important historical memoir of the Civil War, arguably the most important, and the best thing that Grant ever wrote. General Norman Schwartzkopf has recently called this the finest memoir of war experiences that has ever been penned. Collectible copies of these books are becoming increasingly difficult to obtain. Copies in this binding, especially so. The earliest days of the Civil War were a hard lesson in hubris for the Union Army. After the appointment of Grant to overall command of the Union forces, the war would quickly turn to their favor. In the years following the war Grant would move into the political arena, even against his best judgement and would, with great public accaim be elected President of United States for two full terms. Bookseller Inventory # 26219

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Grant, Ulysses S.

Published by Charles L. Webster & Company (1885)

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1885. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Charles L. Webster & Co 1885-86, New York, 1885. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION DELUXE IN ORIGINAL PUBLISHER'S Morocco of Grant's memoirs, illustrated throughout with numerous steel engravings, facsimiles, and maps (some fold-out maps). Octavo, original full publisher's morocco leather, marbled endpapers, marbled edges. Two volumes. Scuffing to the covers; leather of hinges to spine cracked of both volumes; small piece at bottom of spine detached of vol.I. Housed in a custom-made slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 1405302

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Grant, Ulysses S. [U.S].

Published by Webster and Co. 1885, 1886, New York (1885)

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Item Description: Webster and Co. 1885, 1886, New York, 1885. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine Set. Illustrated (illustrator). First Edition. Octavo, 584/647pp., Gilt lettered and decorated cover and spines. This is the deluxe 3/4 morocco publisher's binding. Old name in ink. An excellent clean set with marbled end papers and outside edges. Gilt stamped portrait medallion of Grant on front covers. Nice bright set. One of the better sets of the memoirs we have seen in years. Contents are clean in both. Engraved frontispiece with tissue guard in each volume, numerous maps, engravings, gatefold facsimile of the original Terms of Lee's Surrender as written by General Grant opposite page 496 of volume has a small tear, which is common with this set. That document was printed on extremely fragile paper and is often found torn. Also includes the printed inscription by Grant that " These volumes are dedicated the the American Soldier and Sailor. New York City ~ May 23, 1885 " Many people mistakenly believe sets of this are actually inscribed by Grant. Grant died just days after the manuscript was turned over to the publisher, and never lived to see the work in book form, let alone inscribe any copies of it. This binding format is probably the most desirable after the full morocco leather edition. Very scarce in presentable condition. Bookseller Inventory # 025559

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Grant, Ulysses S.

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1885. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Charles L. Webster & Co 1885-86, New York, 1885. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION DELUXE IN ORIGINAL PUBLISHER'S Morocco of Grant's memoirs, illustrated throughout with numerous steel engravings, facsimiles, and maps (some fold-out maps). Octavo, original full publisher's morocco leather, marbled endpapers, marbled edges. Two volumes. Scuffing to the covers; some cracking of leather to both volumes; some water damage to bottom of front cover and first few pages of vol.II; previous owner's name on free end paper of both volumes and embossed name on verso of front free end paper of vol.II. Bookseller Inventory # 1405304

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Grant, Ulysses S.

Published by Charles Webster & Company, New York (1885)

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Item Description: Charles Webster & Company, New York, 1885. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 647 pages. First edition, deluxe full leather, two volume set. Both volumes bound in full morocco leather, with marbled end papers and outside edges, and gold gilt title on spine. Grant did not live long enough to sign any copies of the book, but all have his facsimile inscription and signature. These volumes are dedicated to the American Soldier and Sailor. New York City ~ May 23, 1885". Very good books with light scuffing to the covers and some wear to the corners. Volume one has a split (2") along the top front gutter. Two beautiful copies!. Bookseller Inventory # 581107651

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U.S. Grant

Published by Charles L. Webster & Company, New York (1885)

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster & Company, New York, 1885. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. - Raised leather spine with gilt lettering on spine and gilt emblem of Grant on front covers of both volumes - Leather spine and corners, burgundy hard board cover - Slight rubbing to front and back hard boards from shelf wear, else very good condition - Marbled flyleaf pages on inside front and back - U.S. Grant informational program included - Inscription on inside front flyleaf of vol. 1: Chris. Evans- with best wishes of his friend and comrade Thomas R. Proctor, Utica May 1911 - Facsimile signature vol. I; these volumes are dedicated to the American soldiers and sailors. U. S. Grant; New York City May 23rd, 1885 - Pages clean, slight toning with age, but little to no foxing; pages still crisp; tight bindings - Fold-out letters in both volumes. Bookseller Inventory # 11-L1-14

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GRANT, ULYSSES S.

Published by Charles L. Webster & Co 1885-86, New York (1885)

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster & Co 1885-86, New York, 1885. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL PUBLISHER'S SHEEP of Grant's important and fascinating memoirs, illustrated throughout with numerous steel engravings, facsimiles, and over forty maps. Written during the final days of Grant's life and seen through publication by Mark Twain, the Memoirs provide a personal and poignant record of some of the most significant events in American history. New York: Charles L. Webster & Co., 1885-86. Octavo, original full publisher's sheep, marbled endpapers, marbled edges. Two volumes. Light scuffing to the bindings; text exceptionally clean. A handsome set. Note: Copies in the publisher's sheep in good condition are considerably rarer than good copies in the cloth or morocco publisher's bindings. Bookseller Inventory # 1344

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Grant, U. S.

Published by Charles L Webster & Company (1885)

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Item Description: Charles L Webster & Company, 1885. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Efficient and smart writer, depicting self as honest and candid. Completed 5 days before his death. Published and sold by Mark Twain through a patriotic appeal to Northerners by 10,000 salesmen. Memoirs highly regarded by both historians and literary critics. Excellent copy of one of the best memoirs ever written. Owner's stamp in each volume. Volume I has some loosening of center signature; Volume II some splitting inside front cover. Nearly Very Good condition. [Please check shipping costs for multi-volume sets.]. book. Bookseller Inventory # 241BILT-0528

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Grant, Ulysses S.

Published by Charles L. Webster and Company, New York (1885)

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster and Company, New York, 1885. Leather_bound. Book Condition: Fine. New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. Leather_bound. Two Volumes. Octavo. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant. First Edition. Illustrated portrait frontispiece. Bound by publisher in three quarter dark brown morocco, gilt decoration cover and spine , raised bands, gilt title, all edges marbled. Bookseller Inventory # 333

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GRANT, Ulysses S.

Published by New York: Charles L. Webster & Co., 1885-6 (1885)

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Item Description: New York: Charles L. Webster & Co., 1885-6, 1885. 2 volumes, octavo. Publisher's superior binding of tan full sheep, red and dark blue morocco labels, marbled edges and endpapers. Slightly rubbed, and a few very minor patches of stripping, light toning as usual, an unusually well-preserved set in this attractive, but fragile, binding. Engraved portrait frontispiece, one etched plate and one folding facsimile to each, 47 full-page plans in all, folding map at the rear of volume II. First edition. Mark Twain was resounding in his praise of Grant's prose: "this is the simple soldier, who, all untaught of the silken phrase-makers, linked words together with an art surpassing the art of the schools and put into them a something which will still bring to American ears, as long as America shall last, the roll of his vanished drums and the tread of his marching hosts." That Twain was essentially the publisher of the work should not entirely devalue his judgement. Grant's autobiography sold over 300,000 sets and has remained continually in print since its first appearance. Bookseller Inventory # 80238

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GRANT, Ulysses S.

Published by New York: Charles L. Webster & Co., 1885-6 (1885)

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Item Description: New York: Charles L. Webster & Co., 1885-6, 1885. 2 volumes, octavo. Publisher's deluxe brown half morocco, gilt medallic roundels to boards, spine gilt in compartments, marbled edges and endpapers. A few marks to boards otherwise a very good set. Engraved portrait frontispiece, one etched plate and one folding facsimile in each volume, 47 full-page plans, folding map at the rear of Volume II. First edition. Mark Twain was resounding in his praise of Grant's prose: "this is the simple soldier, who, all untaught of the silken phrase-makers, linked words together with an art surpassing the art of the schools and put into them a something which will still bring to American ears, as long as America shall last, the roll of his vanished drums and the tread of his marching hosts." That Twain was essentially the publisher of the work should not entirely devalue his judgement. Grant's autobiography sold over 300,000 sets and has remained continually in print since its first appearance. Small book label of Lt. Col. Robert K. Scudder, USAF, in volume 1. Scudder (1918-2011) served with distinction in the USAF during the Second World War and the Berlin Airlift and was highly decorated. Bookseller Inventory # 96027

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Grant, Ulysses S.

Published by Charles L. Webster & Co., NY (1885)

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster & Co., NY, 1885. Leather. Book Condition: Very Good+. First Printing. Publisher's half morocco over marbled boards, spines in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt decoration in remainder, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Illustrated with two frontispiece portraits of Grant in his youth and maturity, several maps (some fold-out), tissue-protected plates, and reproductions of documents (some fold-out). Former owner's bookplate on feps, spines very slightly rubbed, small old damp-stain on bottom edge of Vol. One not affecting text or illustrations, Vol. One has a price of $3.00 and "2. Vols." written in heavy pencil on the first preliminary page, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. Appraisal letter from 1992 laid in (facsimile signature mistaken for original signature). VERY GOOD+. . Maps and Engravings. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 584, 646 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 16758

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Grant, Ulysses S.

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster & Co.,, New York:, 1885. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. First edition. Deluxe first edition in full sheep, of the memoirs of one of the most recognized figures in American military history. Profusely illustrated with portrait frontispieces, steel engravings, facsimiles, and 43 maps. As the successful Civil War general and less successful president was ruined by bankruptcy and dying of cancer, Grant agreed to publish his memoirs, which successfully assured his family's financial security. Mark Twain agreed to serve as the publisher. He completed the memoirs shortly before his death in the summer of 1885. "It seemed to Twain, sitting quietly near him in his bedroom at Sixtieth Street, that Grant had fully regained the stature of a hero" (Kaplan, 273). "Grant's memoirs comprise one of the most valuable writings by a military commander in history" (Eicher 492). Broadfoot 189. Nicholson, 327.2 volumes, 8vo, illustrated with numerous steel engravings, facsimiles, and maps, complete. Full tan sheep, gilt titles on red and dark green spine labels. With a small amount of cracking at the head of Vol. I. Internally immaculate, no foxing whatsoever. Bookseller Inventory # 20567

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GRANT, Ulysses S.

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Item Description: 1886. GRANT, Ulysses S. PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF U. S. GRANT. New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1885-1886. First Edition. In two volumes. With maps and illustrations. 584/647 pp. Thick 8vo., publisher's three quarters brown leather. Lettered and decorated in gilt at spine, gilt medallions to front and rear boards. There is a bit of offsetting from news clippings on the title page and frontispeace. A bit of edge wear, overall a very appealling and solid set of this quite readable and important biography. Bookseller Inventory # 87956

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Grant, Ulysses S.

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster & Company, New York, 1885. Full Leather. Book Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. Two volumes (published in 1885 and 1886), each with tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait and marbled page block edges, newly rebound in blind-tooled full calf with the original marbled endpapers and spine labels reapplied. The labels bear a little wear - one dark spot on the volume band of the second book, a wandering crack at the right edge of the volume band on the first book, and a few spots of gilt flaking - but remain bright and attractive. The pages of both volumes are clean except for one or two fingerprints in margins per volume; no ownership marks; a little mild toning in the margins, otherwise surprisingly bright; the fold-out reproduced letters in the first volume show tanning at the edges, a short, closed tear along one crease, and extra folding creases in four places, but the fold-out is otherwise intact; the facsimile at p. 497 in the second volume has a closed edge tear but is otherwise excellent, and the extended map at 632 has but one spot of foxing in the margin, otherwise lovely. Illustrated, primarily with maps, throughout both volumes; indexed in the second volume; 584pp. + 647pp. Bookseller Inventory # 039013

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Grant, Ulysses S.

Published by Charles L. Webster and Company, New York & London (1885)

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster and Company, New York & London, 1885. Full Sheep Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. New York Charles L. Webster & Co. 1885 First Edition Hardcover - in full sheep binding professionally relaid spines in tan morocco ;red and gold titles. Bright and tight handsome set. No foxing. Marbles endpapers and marbled edges. 584 +647, Indx in Volume II, With 49 maps and illustrations, including two steel-engraved frontispiece portraits and two etched views, all with tissue-guards. Also with the dedication from Grant in holograph facsimile. This set also includes the publishers original advertisement leaflet, showing the cost of the books in different bindings. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 001965

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Grant, Ulysses S.

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster and Company, New York, 1885. Full Sheep Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. FIRST EDITION. 2 Volumes complete. The full sheep binding is lacking spine which has been professionally rebound in tan morocco with red and black morocco label with gold titles. Bright and tight handsome set. No foxing. Marbles endpapers and marbled edges. 584 +647, Indx in Volume II, With 49 maps and illustrations, including two steel-engraved frontispiece portraits and two etched views, all with tissue-guards. Also with the dedication from Grant in holograph facsimile. Overall in VERY GOOD condition. Photos available upon request. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 013033

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GRANT, Ulysses S.

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Item Description: Charles Webster, New York, 1885. hardcover. Book Condition: very good(+). First. A very good(+) copy; bright, clean, and tight. 2 volumes. Illustrated. Thick 8vo, original gilt-stamped green cloth (frontispiece portraits in both volumes are a bit foxed; cloth lightly worn. New York: Charles Webster, 1885, 1886. First edition. Bookseller Inventory # 159450

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Grant U.S

Published by Montreal [and] Toronto Dawson Brothers [and] Rose Publishing Company 1886 (1886)

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Item Description: Montreal [and] Toronto Dawson Brothers [and] Rose Publishing Company 1886, 1886. 2 volumes. First edition, Canadian Issue in the same visual format as the American issue but for the medallions on the covers. With 49 maps and illustrations, including a portrait frontispiece. Also with the dedication from Grant in holograph facsimile. 8vo, publisher’s original green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper cover as in the U.S. issue. 584; 647, index. A pleasing and solid copy, clean and tight with only light aging to the cloth. The gilt is still quite bright, the textblocks are in good order. IMPORTANT FIRST EDITION. An important historical memoir of the Civil War, and the best thing that Grant ever wrote. General Schwartzkopf has recently called this the finest memoir of war experiences that has ever been penned. Collectable copies of these books are becoming increasingly difficult to obtain. The earliest days of the Civil War were a hard lesson in hubris for the Union Army. After the appointment of Grant to command the Union forces, the war would quickly turn to their favor. In the years following the war Grant would become President of United States. Bookseller Inventory # 20482

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Grant, Ulysses S.

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster, New York, 1885. Gold Stamped Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Large 8vo. Complete in 2 Vols. 584 pp. and 647 pp.Thick 8vo. 2 frontispiece engraved portraits, 2 engraved illustrations, 3 facsimiles, 43 maps. Original stamped dark green cloth covers with gilt-stamped seals (slight rubbing) Very Heavy books require extra postage. Bookseller Inventory # 000906

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Grant, Ulysses S.

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster & Co., NY, 1885. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Printing. Publisher's full leather with marbled endpapers, marbled edges. Professionally rebacked with gilt lettering on the original red and black leather labels. Illustrated with two frontispiece portraits of Grant in his youth and maturity, several maps (some fold-out), tissue-protected plates, and reproductions of documents (some fold-out). . Rebacked with original spine labels and boards; gift inscription dated 1908 on ffep of Vol. One, the fold-out reproduction of Lee's surrender has a short closed tear, and there are a few pages with light, blue pencil underlines and brackets. Both volumes are rubbed and mildly foxed, most noticeably on the plates with some offset from the tissue guards, but otherwise clean, square and tight. VERY GOOD. . Maps, Plates and Reproductions. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 584, 646 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 17248

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Jubal Early,James Longstreet, Joshua Chamberlain, William T. Sherman, U.S. Grant, Robert E. Lee.

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Item Description: The Easton Press, 2005. Full Leather. Book Condition: Fine. A set from easton press on the memoirs of Civil war Generals. All the Easton niceties present, i.,e. full leather A.E.G., raised bands and silk marker. All books are in fine condition, the owner proudly telling me that he read none of them. Time for them to be read and owned by someone who will appreciate these lovely books. Bookseller Inventory # 006940

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Grant, Ulysses S.

Published by New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1885, 1886 (1885)

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Item Description: New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1885, 1886, 1885. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Special Edition. Published in New York by Charles L. Webster & Company in 1885, 1886. Two volume set. Deluxe edition, publisher's binding. 3/4 Morocco. 1885 stated on title and copyright page. Books very good with wear along edges of spine and covers, especially at corners of covers. Volume 1, front free end page has two tears (1" and .5") and is missing parts along the bottom and right edge. Foldout on p. 312 is in two pieces. Volume 2 has spotted staining and writing by previous owner on front free end paper, verso of front fee end paper, and on vellum paper preceding title page, and on copyright page. Foldout on p. 496 is still attached, but with large tears and folds, and portion missing from right hand side. No DJ as issued. Bookseller Inventory # 005337

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Grant, Ulysses S.

Published by Charles L. Webster & Company, New York (1885)

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster & Company, New York, 1885. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First edition, green cloth binding. Volume I published in 1885, 584 pages. Volume II published in 1886, 647 pages plus a listing of Errata from Volume I. Ulysses S. Grant is arguably one of the most important generals in U.S. History, at times referred to as "the man who saved the Union" for both his military leadership and his subsequent service as the 18th President of the United States. Some believe that Mark Twain assisted Grant in the final days of writing these memoirs shortly before his death in 1885, others say they are "pure Grant" and Twain only assisted in the publication. Either way, these memoirs are a critical part of understanding Ulysses S. Grant from the time of his earliest military service during the Mexican War, his subsequent military service including his time on the West Coast and in California, through the end of the Civil War. ***DESCRIPTION: Green cloth boards with facsimile in gilt of the gold medal awarded to Grant in 1863 (to celebrate his victories in the Vicksburg campaign, which gave the Union Army control over the entire Mississippi and split the Confederacy in two), gilt lettering on front and spine, general's four stars on black on the spine, decorated endpapers, two different frontispieces showing Grant in his youth and middle age, several maps (some folding) and reproductions of documents throughout. ***CONDITION: Overall both volumes are in near fine condition, with strong, square text blocks, solid hinges (the hinges of Volume I were recently professionally strengthened), gilt medallions unusually bright, the interiors bright and clean with barely a hint of foxing, the only prior owner marking being a vintage name in flowing ink on the flyleaf of Volume I with the date 1886. There is minor wear to the head and tail of both spines, minor rubbing to the corners, and Volume II has a small white spot on the front board (please see pictures and request additional if necessary). ***CITATION: The Union Bookshelf 35. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply, please contact seller for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help. Bookseller Inventory # 13122802

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Ulysses S. Grant

Published by Charles L. Webster and Company, New York (1885)

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster and Company, New York, 1885. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. "Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant". Bound in two volumes. First edition. Published by Charles L. Webster and Company, New York, 1885. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings. The volumes measure 5.75" x 9.5", 584 and 632 pages (with additional Index), respectively. Bound in publisher's original green cloth with gilt titling and decoration. The books are in very good plus antiquarian condition. The rubbing to the boards with some scratches. Scuffing to the board edges with bumped corners. The contents are clean and bright with no previous ownership marks. The binding is sound. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory #(F2-20). Bookseller Inventory # 001677

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Grant, Ulysses S.

Published by Charles L. Webster and Company, New York (1885)

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster and Company, New York, 1885. Three Quarter Morocco Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. FIRST EDITION. Volume 1 only. This is bound in the very scarce, original publisher's deluxe binding of three-quarter dark brown morocco with brown cloth boards, gilt lettered and finely decorated with gilt emblematic decorations in compartments on the spines, each compartment separated by raised bands, the covers featuring large gilt medallions, all edges marbled as are the endpapers. Minor damp stain to the frontispiece. Overall in VERY GOOD condition. Photos available upon request. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 020034

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Grant, Ulysses S.

Published by Charles L. Webster & Co. 1st edition 1885- 86, NY (1885)

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster & Co. 1st edition 1885- 86, NY, 1885. ASSOCIATION COPY - SIGNATURE OF EMMANUEL ROSENWALD OF LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO on obverse of front endpaper. Rosenwald was a prominent Jewish merchant of Las Vegas, Rosenwald Avenue being named after him, 584 p., 648 p., frontis, maps, 2 foldouts, footnotes, appendix, index, errata, 8vo calf; Good+/no dust jackets (as issued), rubbing to extremities, 1.5 inch partial spilt to front hinge, small piece missing head of vol. 2, text blocks tight. Bookseller Inventory # 56580

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Ulysses S. Grant

Published by Charles L. Webster & Company 1885 - 1886, New York (1885)

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster & Company 1885 - 1886, New York, 1885. Book Condition: Very Good. First edition. Very nice copy of this well-respected auto-biography, in two separate volumes. Memoirs were written while Grant was dying of cancer. Volumes One and Two were published in 1885 and 1886, respectively. Publisher's deluxe bindings of three quarter morocco over boards, with five raised bands, gilt lettering, and four stars on spine. Gilt round emblems on front and rear. Endpapers and edges of text block are marblized. Contains 49 maps and illustrations, including two steel-engraved frontis-portraits and two etched views, with tissue-guards. Facsimile dedication from Grant. Rubbing on front board of Volume One, with lighter rubbing on second volume. Both volumes have wear around edges. Illegible name written on endpapers. Front free endpaper in Volume Two partially detached. Size: Sm 4to (9" to 11"). Volume One - 584 pp; Volume Two - 647 pp. (including appendix + index). Photos available upon request. Bookseller Inventory # 3714

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Grant, Ulysses

Published by Charles L Webster & Company, New York (1885)

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Item Description: Charles L Webster & Company, New York, 1885. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. New York: Charles L Webster & Company, 1885.1st edition. 584pp + 647pp. Frontispiece is the etched portrait of Hugh. A highly regarded memoir by historians and literary critics. In the author's own words in the preface "There are thousands of instances, during the rebellion, of individual, company, regimental and brigade deeds of heroism which deserve special attention." Green cloth with gilt pattern, image title and author on front and spine. A VERY NICE, CLEAN, UNREAD SET. Extra postage will likely be necessary as there are 2 vols. and they are heavy. Bookseller Inventory # 2281

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