Roosevelt | Theodore

Big Game Hunting

First Edition / Limited Edition

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Signed limited edition of Big Game Hunting by Theodore Roosevelt.

Large quarto, xxix, 323pp, viii, 476pp, 55 illustrations. In contemporary three-quarter brown morocco, marbled boards, title in gilt on spine, raised bands. Uncut outer leaves. Marbled endpapers, rebacked over green paper, with reinforced hinges. From a limited edition of 1000 copies, all signed by President Theodore Roosevelt beneath photograph on frontispiece. Complete with 55 full page illustrations. (Wheelock, 7) (Cole & Vail, A17b) This is number 292 of 1000. An expertly repaired copy of Big Game Hunting, done with care to match the original three-quarter binding variant. A fine example.

The limited edition of Big Game Hunting was issued by the Knickerbocker Press in four separate bindings: full buckram, half morocco, full morocco, and by special order in full levant. Big Game Hunting comprises writings titled “Hunting Trips of a Ranchman” and “The Wilderness Hunter,” with illustrations by artists such as Remington, Frost, Beard, Sanford and Gifford.

Additional information

Location Published

New York

Publisher

G.P. Putnam's Sons (The Knickerbocker Press)

Edition

First Edition / Limited Edition

Date Published

1899

Binding

Leather bound

Condition

Fine

Author

Roosevelt | Theodore