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.