Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

2 volumes. New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1885.

First Edition. Hardcover. Tall octavos. 2 volumes: [1], 584 pages, [1]; [1]; 647 pages. Engraved frontispiece of Grant both volumes. Illustrated with maps, facsimiles and illustrations. Green cloth hardcovers with gilt title and gilt circular illustrations on the front covers. Illustrated "Shoulder Straps" and gilt lettered titles on the spines. Floral decorated end sheets. Rear hinge volume one is cracked and and starting to pull. Front hinge volume II is cracked showing the exposed webbing. Cloth is edge worn head and base of spines and corners. Illustrated bookplates of "Charles H. Ferry" on both front paste downs.

Nevins I page 59 - "Written frantically while in a race with death, these recollections rank with the best of the Civil War period." Good. Item #15842

Price: $350.00

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