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The Rise Of Theodore Roosevelt

First Edition / First Printing



First edition of The Rise Of Theodore Roosevelt, by Edmund Morris.

Octavo, 886pp. Black cloth, title in gilt on spine. Some residual dust along top edge of text block, faint tape blemish from previous dust jacket cover. In publisher’s first state dust jacket, $15.95 on front flap, with “7903” and SBN at bottom of front flap, touch of shelf wear, a near fine example. This dust jacket makes reference to being “A Main Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club,” which can be confusing when differentiating between the first edition and a book club edition. The book club dust jacket has no retail price and none of the markers of the first state dust jacket. There is also a significant difference in the paper quality between both editions, evident when compared side by side.

Following his Pulitzer Prize winning work on Theodore Roosevelt, The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, author and historian Edmund Morris wrote Theodore Rex, which follows the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt from 1901-1909. This work was followed by Colonel Roosevelt, which details the final years of Roosevelt’s life and completes his trilogy.

Additional information

Location Published

New York


Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc.


First Edition / First Printing

Date Published







Very Good

Jacket Condition

Near Fine


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