First trade edition of Camping & Tramping With Roosevelt by John Burroughs, in scarce dust jacket.
Octavo, xiv, 110pp, . Olive cloth, title printed on spine and cover. Publication statement on copyright page, stating “Published October, 1907.” Toning to endpapers where dust jacket laid down. Complete with frontispiece portrait of Roosevelt in Yosemite and 11 full page photographs. In publisher’s scarce brown paper dust jacket, reinforced on verso, professional repair to bottom edge of spine, an attractive example. From the estate of Arnold “Jake” Johnson.
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.