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[CIVIL WAR] -- GRANT, Ulysses S. (1822-1885). The Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant. New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1885. FIRST EDITION.
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[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
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