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An Autobiography

First Edition



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First edition of An Autobiography by Theodore Roosevelt, printed in 1913.

Octavo, xii, [2], 647pp, [3], [6pp advertisements]. Dark blue cloth, title in gilt on spine, medallion portrait of Roosevelt on front cover. Top edge gilt, uncut outer edge. Solid text block. Touch of rubbing to edges of spine, a bright example. Complete with 100 full-page illustrations, including cartoons, photographs, and drawings. Fold-out table detailing casualties of the 5th Corps in Santiago.

(Wheelock, 12) (Cole & Vail, A37d)

An Autobiography by Theodore Roosevelt was first issued as a serial publication in The Outlook, titled “Chapters of a Possible Autobiography.” The first edition was published in November of 1913, with a planned paper dust jacket and a slipcase. 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.

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New York


The Macmillan Company


First Edition

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Near Fine


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