Badeau, Adam. Grant in Peace: From Appomattox to Mount McGregor, A Personal Memoir. Hartford, Conn.: S. S. Scranton & Company, 1887. First Edition.
Maroon cloth with gilt titles, backstrip faded, library label removed from spine with original color beneath. 6 x 9 inches, light soil to binding, 591 clean pp. plus plates & facsimiles. Binding is tight. Blotchy stain on top closed page edge that does not bleed into the pages. Date due slip, several labels on the front end papers. Good. Hardcover. 
Adam Badeau (1831-1895), US Army staff officer who served both generals Sherman and Grant. He became Grant's military secretary in 1864, and they became close friends. Badeau was a prolific writer, and amongst his works is the three volume Military History of Ulysses S. Grant. He also assisted Grant with Grant's Personal Memoirs. Badeau served as a diplomat in Europe during and after Grant's presidency.
Grant in Peace is a memoir of his political career, written by one who had observed and studied him closely, and at the time was counted as a friend.