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GRANT Ulysses S.

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Item Description: 1885. First Edition. GRANT, Ulysses S. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant. New York: Charles L. Webster, 1885-86. Two volumes. Octavo, original deluxe full brown morocco, raised bands, patterned endpapers, all edges gilt. $6800.First edition of Òone of the most valuable writings by a military commander in history,Ó illustrated with numerous steel engravings, facsimiles and 43 maps, in handsome publisherÕs deluxe full morocco binding, with Grant's signature tipped to the dedication page in Volume I.After an ineffectual term as president, ruined by bankruptcy and dying of throat cancer, Grant agreed to publish his memoirs to provide a measure of economic security for his family. Mark Twain agreed to serve as the publisher. Struggling to dictate his notes to a stenographer, Grant finished his 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). "No Union list of personal narratives could possibly begin without the story of the victorious general. A truly remarkable work" (New York Times). "Grant's memoirs comprise one of the most valuable writings by a military commander in history" (Eicher 492). Dornbusch II:1986. Mullins & Reed 35. Contemporary owner inscription.Infrequent soiling to text, a bit of very faint marginal dampstaining in Volume I only. Binding fine. A beautiful copy in the rare publisher's full morocco. Signed. Bookseller Inventory # 100248

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Grant

Published by Charles L. Webster, new York (1885)

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Item Description: Charles L. Webster, new York, 1885. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. First edition. # 14532. Signed by Author(s) Good. No dust jacket as issued. g to vg books are in great shape except Vol. 1 has small dent/tear on front and vol. 2 has slight damage at top of spine Old 19th c. decorated card inserted Signed By Ethel M. Grant ( gift card) grand daughter of U. S. Grant and Eliha Root. The Card (owner) explaines the signature and who she is. green boards w/ large gold seal on front with tipped in documents. Bookseller Inventory # 0013414

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