GENERAL ULYSSES S GRANT GETTYSBURG VICKSBURG WEST POINT
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PRESENTING FOR AUCTION: A 125 YEAR OLD BIOGRAPHY OF CIVIL WAR HERO AND UNITED STATES PRESIDENT ULYSSES S. GRANT
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FROM TANNERY TO THE WHITE HOUSE: THE LIFE OF ULYSSES S. GRANT : His Boyhood, Youth, Manhood, Public and Private Life and Services, Sickness and Death William M.Thayer
1886. James H. Earle Pub. Boston. 480 pages. Hardcover. 5" x 8". Decorative-Gilt Cover. Twenty-One Illustrations.
The life of Civil War hero and President Ulysses S. Grant. The book chronologically follows Grant's life with an emphasis on his military career and Presidential years. Enhanced with 21 black and white illustrations.
CONDITION: SOLID and CLEAN. Covers are bright. Internally, the plates are nice with the text pages showing age-toning.. Remnants of a bookplate on front endpaper. Upper corner clipped on flyleaf. Dampstain on frontispiece... Note: This is a short summation of the book and its condition ..Please contact with specific questions.
CHAPTER I BALLOTING FOR A NAME. Point Pleasant—Jesse Grant's Son—General Joy—Ten Pounds and Three-quarters—The Young Couple Popular—Naming the Baby—A Difficult Problem—Visit to Grandpa Simpson's—A Scene—Discuss- ing a Name—Proposition to Ballot for it—Hannah'... read more