Deluxe limited edition of African Game Trails by Theodore Roosevelt.
Large octavo, [two volumes], xvi, , 268pp; viii, , 269-529pp, . Original three-quarter brown pigskin, paper boards, title stamped on spines. Plain endpapers. Uncut edges. Light toning and occasional foxing to text blocks, heavier on endpapers and title pages. All tissue covers with some toning. Complete with frontispiece in each volume, 23 illustrated plates in Volume I and 25 in Volume II, all with tissue guards. Includes a map of the route Roosevelt took through Africa. Lacking dust jackets and slipcase. Previous owner’s bookplate on front pastedown of each volume. (Cole & Vail, A29c) From a limited edition of 500 copies signed by Theodore Roosevelt, this is number 300.
Theodore Roosevelt served as the 26th President of the United States. He was a prolific author, writing more than 18 books during his lifetime, beginning with The Naval War of 1812 in 1882. His other notable works include The Winning of the West, African Game Trails and The Rough Riders.