First edition of Theodore Rex, signed by Edmund Morris.
Octavo, x, 772pp. Black hardcover, black cloth spine, title in gilt on spine. Stated “first edition” on copyright page with full number line. In publishers first state dust jacket, fine, with $35.00 price on front flap. Inscribed on title page by author: “To _, a man of Rooseveltian variety. Best Wishes. Edmund Morris. Christmas 2001.” A handsome signed copy in an exceptional dust jacket.
Following the Pulitzer Prize winning The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, Theodore Rex 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.