Ulysses S. Grant Life and Travels 1879 gift binding illustrated antiquarian bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Biographies, Ulysses S. Grant, American Presidents, Civil War, 19th Century Books).
The Life and Travels of General Grant, by J.T. Headley.
Published 1879, Philadelphia by Hubbard Bros.
850 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis portrait protected by original tissue guards. Profusely illustrated throughout with approx. 200 wood engraved views, many full page.
Period cloth gift binding, elaborate gilt spine decorations, gilt ruled cover and title lettering, all edges gilt. Due to thickness of text block, slightly shaken but still sound.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9" H x 6" W.