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1885 Personal Memoirs of US Grant Volumes I & II 1st Ed Ulysses S. Grant Deluxe
1895. Rare publisher's deluxe binding. Bound in full morocco leather. Raised (hubbed) spine. Gold gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Beautiful gold medallion on front and back covers of both volumes. Decorative marbled endleaves. All page edges are also marbled. Each volume has an illustrated frontispiece with tissue guard. Illustrated with pull-outs, maps and illustrations. Beautiful volumes that have been very-well preserved. Tight binding. Some light wear and rubbing to the boards. Previous owner's name and date (Christmas 1886) written neatly on inside page of Volume I. No writing in Volume II. Small tear to front endpaper on Volume I. Typical age toning. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant by Ulysses S. Grant Volumes I and II Published by Charles L. Webster & Company (publishing firm founded by Mark Twain) Published in 1885 (First Edition) Morocco Leather Hardback Volume I: 548 Pages; Volume II: 647 The first presidential memoir ever published and hailed as one of the greatest American autobiographies ever written. The autobiography of Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President of the United States focuses mainly on his military career during the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War, and was completed at Grant was dying in 1885. Grant finished his memoirs on July 18, 1885 and died five days later on the 23rd. Features: Rare publisher's deluxe binding Bound in full morocco leather Raised (hubbed) spine Gold gilt lettering and decoration on spine Beautiful gilt gold medallion on front and back covers of both volumes Decorative marbled endleaves Decorati … [Click Below for Full Description]
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