Life of Ulysses S. Grant 1868 Civil War General biography leather book w/ maps
Life of Ulysses S. Grant 1868 Civil War General biography leather book w/ maps Life of Ulysses S. Grant 1868 Civil War General biography leather book w/ maps Life of Ulysses S. Grant 1868 Civil War General biography leather book w/ maps Life of Ulysses S. Grant 1868 Civil War General biography leather book w/ maps Life of Ulysses S. Grant 1868 Civil War General biography leather book w/ maps Life of Ulysses S. Grant 1868 Civil War General biography leather book w/ maps Life of Ulysses S. Grant 1868 Civil War General biography leather book w/ maps Life of Ulysses S. Grant 1868 Civil War General biography leather book w/ maps Life of Ulysses S. Grant 1868 Civil War General biography leather book w/ maps Life of Ulysses S. Grant 1868 Civil War General biography leather book w/ maps
$ 98.00

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The Life of General Ulysses S. Grant. Containing a Brief but Faithful Narrative of those Military and Diplomatic Achievements Which have Entitled Him to the Confidence and Gratitude of his Countrymen, by John S. C. Abbott.
Published 1868, Boston by B.B. Russell.
309 pages. Text in English. Frontis portrait protected by original tissue guard. Illustrated with several Civil War battlefield maps.

Period full leather binding, smooth spine, gilt pictorial spine decorations & title lettering, gilt signature on cover, decoratively embossed cover designs.

Political & military biography of Ulysses Grant published during his the 1868 election, issued in support of his candidacy for President.

Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.

Binding gently age worn, leather rubbed but still supple, spine uniformly sunned to a lighter shade of brown, remains overall clean and attractive as an object.

Text block paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.

Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. 

Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this antique book survives.

Book Measures c. 7 5/8" H x 5 1/8" W.

[B4149].