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The Rough Riders

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    First edition of The Rough Riders by Theodore Roosevelt.

    Octavo, xi, [1], 298pp. Olive cloth, title in gilt on spine, medallion on front cover. Top edge gilt, uncut edges. Professional restoration to spine, reinforced text block. Frontispiece portrait of Colonel Roosevelt with tissue cover. Complete with 42 full-page plates, a mix of photography and other illustrations. Bookplate removed from front pastedown. A full account of Roosevelt’s military exploits in Cuba, written as he assumed the governorship of New York. (Wheelock, 11) (Cole & Vail, A18a)

    The first edition of The Rough Riders was issued in May of 1899. It was issued with a dust jacket, but none are known to exist. A second and third issue were published in 1899, both identical to the first state. 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.

    Additional information

    Location Published

    New York

    Publisher

    Charles Scribner's Sons

    Edition

    First Edition

    Date Published

    1899

    Binding

    Cloth

    Condition

    Very Good

    Author

    Roosevelt | Theodore

    Author Display

    Theodore Roosevelt