Deluxe limited edition of African Game Trails by Theodore Roosevelt, in the publisher’s scarce dust jackets.
Large octavo, [two volumes], xvi, , 268pp; viii, , 269-529pp, . Original three quarter brown pigskin, paper boards, title stamped on spine. Plain endpapers. Uncut edges. 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. Volume I rebacked with original spine laid down on new pigskin, archival repairs to hinges and text block. In the publisher’s exceptionally rare paper dust jackets, title in green on spines, both backed with Japanese tissue, chipping along edges, very good examples. Lacking the slipcase. (Cole & Vail, A29c) From a limited edition of 500 copies signed by Theodore Roosevelt, this is number 259.
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.