Octavo, [four volumes], [xiv], 352pp, [iv], 427pp, [vi], 339pp, [viii], 363pp. Green boards, leather spine with title in gilt. Wear at edges, some separation along seams of spine. Includes four maps, affixed to rear panel of each volume. This is the first edition copy of this book, published in 1899. A scarce copy was printed in 1900, known as the “Allegheny Edition,” which includes 5 Maps. (Howes R433)
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.