First edition, second issue of Ranch Life and the Hunting-Trail by Theodore Roosevelt.
Quarto, [x], 186pp. Deep brown calico cloth, dark brown and gold decorative stamping. Title stamped in gilt on spine, in brown on front cover. Spine laid down over new cloth, new endpapers, resown text block. Cover design by George Wharton Edwards. All edges gilt. Light rubbing to front cover, wear to tips. Fully illustrated by Frederic Remington. Originally issued with a dust jacket but lacking here. Light soiling to text block, occasional finger marks, heavy soiling to half-title. (Howes R432) (Rader 2830) (Cole & Vail, A10b) A presentable copy.
The first issue of Ranch Life and the Hunting-Trail is identical to the second issue, except for the colors of the front cover illustration by George Wharton Edwards. The second issue is decorated with deep brown colors, as opposed to olive green and gold on the first issue.