New York, Charles L. Webster & Co.: 1885
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: P-080411
Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket
Inv. # P-080411. 2 volumes bound in brown 3/4 leather over brown cloth boards with marbled edges and endpapers. Spine gilt-stamped, with gilt-stamped title and decorations including 4-star general's bars. Front and rear boards gilt stamped with front and rear faces of Joint Resolution of Congress December 17, 1863 Medallion celebrating Mississippi campaign. Illustrated with maps, fold-out map in Vol. 2, and frontispieces in both volumes. Grant was reluctant to write his Memoirs, but he was persuaded to do so by Mark Twain in order to provide for his family. Grant raced to finish the volumes be... View More...
Inv. #1365. Two volumes. 3/4 leather over dark brown boards; Gilt seal on both boards of each volume. Marbled endpapers and edges. With maps. Five bands on spine; gilt lettering. One of the most important literary works of American history and the Civil War. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View More...