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    One of the Great Presidential Memoirs

    U[lysses]. S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant. New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1885. First edition. Two octavo volumes. 584, [2, blank]; 647, [1, errata] pages. Frontispiece portraits in each volume, two engraved plates, and intertextual maps and illustrations. Publisher's deluxe binding. Spines slightly sun-faded, some rubbing on boards, light toning on sheets, occasional over-opening. Volume I has small open tear on p. 319/320, folding illustration facing p. 312 splitting on one fold and chipping, pencil annotated date on p. 584. Volume II hinges starting, offsetting on pp. 302-303, tear narrowly missing text on lower corner of p 347/348, chipped and torn facsimile of 1865 letter tipped-on p. 498. Overall, a very good set.

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