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Outdoor Pastimes of An American Hunter

Limited Edition



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The signed limited edition of Outdoor Pastimes of An American Hunter by President Theodore Roosevelt.

Octavo, xi, [1], 369pp, [1, printer’s device]. Publisher’s three quarter brown pigskin, tan paper boards, title stamped in brown on spine. Uncut edges. Solid text block, light wear to front hinge, stable. Bookplate on front free endpaper. Printed on Ruisdael handmade paper by the De Vinne Press. Frontispiece portrait of Roosevelt, tissue covered. Complete with 49 full-page photographic insets, all with tissue covers, all fine. (Wheelock, 10)

From a limited edition of 260 copies, signed on the limitation page by President Theodore Roosevelt. This copy is number 114 of 260. An exceptional example.

Outdoor Pastimes of An American Hunter is a collection of short stories that recount Roosevelt’s hunting trips in Yellowstone Park and other destinations in the western United States. It is the only book published during his presidency, and the material written solely by Roosevelt. The work was issued with a tan paper dust jacket and a slipcase, with no known surviving examples. This signed limited edition was kept to 260 copies, the smallest limitation of the works from Theodore Roosevelt. Copies 6, 7, and 9 were held for the personal use of President Roosevelt. (Cole & Vail, A24a).

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Location Published

New York


Charles Scribner's Sons


Limited Edition

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Near Fine


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Theodore Roosevelt