PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF U. S. GRANT

Grant U.S

Published by New York Charles L. Webster and Co. 1885, 1886, 1886
Hardcover
From Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA (Newburyport, MA, U.S.A.)

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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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Title: PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF U. S. GRANT

Publisher: New York Charles L. Webster and Co. 1885, 1886

Publication Date: 1886

Binding: Hardcover

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