[CIVIL WAR] -- GRANT, Ulysses S. (1822-1885). The Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant. New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1885.
2 volumes, 8vo (230 x 147 mm). Engraved portrait frontispieces, numerous maps, numerous wood engravings, several facsimile letters (2 folding). (Some short tears, some spotting, slight offsetting.) Contemporary sheep gilt, red and black calf lettering-pieces gilt, edges marbled (joints starting with previous repairs, some soiling, rubbed). Provenance: shelfmarks from previous owner(s).
FIRST EDITION of Grant's classic memoirs, written on his deathbed as a justification for his conduct in the Civil War.
Property from the Estate of Timothy E. Burton, Brookfield, Wisconsin