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The Life of Ulysses S. Grant, Commander-in-Chief U.S.A.


Published by E.B. Treat & Co, New York, 1868
From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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8vo. Original blind-embossed green cloth, gilt spine. xv, 458pp, (6pp ads). Frontispiece, map, 4 full-page plates. Good plus. Mild general wear and bit of edgewear at head and tail of spine; bit of age age toning and some foxing to preliminary leaves; marks to both pastedowns from removal of bookplates. A tight and quite decent first edition of this biography of the then-presidential candidate. Despite wear, a most respectable, handleable copy, with spine gilt bright and readable and all tissue guards present. This is the true first edition, though an enlarged edition issued in 1885 upon his death is often mistakenly referred to as a first. Bookseller Inventory # 34143

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Title: The Life of Ulysses S. Grant, ...

Publisher: E.B. Treat & Co, New York

Publication Date: 1868

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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