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ULYSSES S. GRANT

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ENORMOUS SEPIA ALBUMEN PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED BY GENERAL GRANT

(GRANT, Ulysses S.) GUTEKUNST, Frederick, photographer. Photograph signed. No place, 1865.

Enormous sepia albumen photograph portrait, signed “U.S. Grant, General,” with Philadelphia photographer Frederick Gutekunst's large printed label affixed to the verso. The image was taken shortly after the surrender of Lee at Appomattox and also Lincoln's assassination at Ford's Theatre; Grant is wearing a mourning ribbon in honor of Lincoln. $25,000.

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RARE COMPLETE "SHOULDER STRAP" SET OF CIVIL WAR MEMOIRS, PUBLISHED BY MARK TWAIN

(SHOULDER STRAP SET) GRANT, Ulysses S. Shoulder Strap Set. New York, 1885-1892. Ten volumes altogether.

Complete Shoulder Strap set of seven Civil War histories printed by Twain's publishing house in its short-lived but impressive decade of operation, featuring Grant's Memoirs (1885-6), McClellan's Own Story (1887), Crawford's Genesis of the Civil War (1887), Custer's Tenting on the Plains (1889), Hancock's Reminiscences (1887), Sheridan's Personal Memoirs (1888) and Sherman's Memoirs (1892), each volume with the trademark gilt-decorated "shoulder strap" on the spine. $8200.

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AN IMPORTANT ASSOCIATION COPY

(GRANT, Ulysses S.) YOUNG, Edward. Labor in Europe and America. Washington, 1875.

First edition, association copy belonging to President Ulysses S. Grant, inscribed to him while in office by the author on the front flyleaf: “His Excellency the President of the United States, with the respectful compliments of the Author,” and lettered on the spine in gilt “The President of the United States.” $5500.

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SCARCE SHIP’S PAPERS BOLDLY SIGNED BY ULYSSES S. GRANT AS PRESIDENT, 1871

GRANT, Ulysses S. Document Signed [Ship's Papers]. New Bedford, MA, September 26, 1871.

Ship’s papers granting permission to Charles S. Holt, commander of the ship "Hunter," to depart from the port of New Bedford “laden with Provisions, and stores for a whaling voyage” to the Pacific Ocean. President Grant and Secretary of State Hamilton Fish have both boldly signed this document. With the fragile affixed paper seal of the United States present. $4500.

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“A CLASSIC CIVIL WAR AUTOBIOGRAPHY”

GRANT, Ulysses S. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant. New York, 1885-86. Two volumes.

First edition of "one of the most valuable writings by a military commander in history," illustrated with numerous steel engravings, facsimiles, and 43 maps, in publisher's deluxe binding. $3000.

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FROM THE LIBRARY PRESENTED TO ULYSSES S. GRANT

(GRANT, Ulysses S.) SPARKS, Jared. The Library of American Biography. New York, 1865. Later edition of a volume from Sparks’ Library of American Biography, from the collection of literature presented by the citizens of Boston to Ulysses S. Grant, handsomely bound and with large engraved presentation bookplate. $2800.

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"A CLASSIC CIVIL WAR AUTOBIOGRAPHY"

GRANT, Ulysses S. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant. New York, 1885-86. Two volumes.

First edition of the memoirs of one of the most recognized figures in American military history, illustrated with numerous steel engravings, facsimiles, and 43 maps, in original cloth. $850.

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GRANT, INSCRIBED BY RON CHERNOW

(GRANT, Ulysses S.) CHERNOW, Ron. Grant. New York, 2017.

First edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author's acclaimed biography of America's renowned Union general and America's 18th President, boldly inscribed by Chernow on the title page, "For A— Ron Chernow." $300.

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