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Grant, Ulysses S) Dodge, J.R. (Ed.)
Monthly Reports of Department of Agriculture for the Year 1867
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1868. First Edition. 397 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Presentation Copy to U.S. Grant. A handsome volume, probably prepared for Grant as President, as he was elected in 1868, assuming office the following year, when America was still largely an agrarian nation and such a work would have had a far greater significance than would be the case today. (Grant's own ante-bellum farming efforts were distinctly unsuccessful.). PRESENTATION BINDING of full green morocco, elaborate gilt floral framework on upper and lower covers, the former bearing the name "U.S. Grant" blocked in gold, t.e.g., gilt inner dentelles, slight wear to extremities, with bookplate, title perforation, card pocket, due date slip and withdrawl stamp of Stanford University Library with neat shelf mark on spine, else fine [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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