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Antique 1885 Memorial Edition of A New Original and Authentic Record of the LIFE and DEEDS OF GENERAL U.S. GRANT by Frank A Burr. The book has a reddish-brown hardcover with gilt decorated spine,marbled end pages and two frontispiece engravings of Grant, one in uniform and one in civilian dress with his signature under the engraving. The book has 1, 038 pages containing a full history of his early life; his record as a student at the West Point Military Academy; his gallantry in the Mexican War; His honorable career as a business man in St. Louis and Galena; his eminent services to his country in our Great Civil War; his election to the presidency; his able and patriotic administration; his tour around the world, with an account of the great honors shown him by the Emperors, Kings and rulers of all nations; his lingering sickness, heroism in suffering, and his pathetic death. With an Introduction by his Pastor, Rev. J.P. Newman. Embellished with nearly 200 fine illustrations of scenes in the life of the Great Soldier. For its age - 126 years old, this book is clean, nearly unmarked, has a tight binding and is in very good to excellent condition. Very nice decorative cover, with edge wear on the corners that are rubbed to the boards (see photographs) and foxing. The Please use the photographs, as well as, the description to help you decide. My husband, a history buff, read this book cover to cover and states that it is Exceptional in content, incredibly informative and a real insight into the life of General Grant. This book is profusely illustrated throughout with plates, maps, facsimiles, etc.

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Antique 1st Edition The Life and Deeds of General U.S. Grant 1885 by Frank A Burr


  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Materials: paper, ink, rough cut pages, wood pulp
  • Only ships within United States.
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