First edition of Outdoor Pastimes of an American Hunter by President Theodore Roosevelt.
Octavo, xi, , 369pp, . Publishers brown cloth, title in gilt on spine, gilt stamped illustration and title on front panel. Top edge gilt, uncut edges. Stated “Published, October, 1905” with “Scribner’s Seal” on copyright page. Previous ownership notation on front endpaper. Frontispiece portrait, tissue covered. No fading to the spine, as is common with this edition. Gilt illustrations on cover are bright and vibrant.
An exceptional copy.
Comments: 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. This work, published during his presidency, contains articles originally written for the Boone and Crockett Club publication and “The Deer Family” by Caspar Whitney. (Wheelock, 10)