AFRICAN GAME TRAILS. AN ACCOUNT OF THE AFRICAN WANDERINGS OF AN AMERICAN HUNTER-NATURALIST. Theodore ROOSEVELT, Teddy.

AFRICAN GAME TRAILS. AN ACCOUNT OF THE AFRICAN WANDERINGS OF AN AMERICAN HUNTER-NATURALIST

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1910. First Edition. Hardcover. Two large octavo (6-5/8" x 10") volumes of the First Limited Edition bound in new 1/2 brown morocco leather with the original boards and morocco corners, the spines decorated and lettered in gilt; new endpapers. Illustrated with photographs, drawings, and maps. Copy #416 of 500 copies printed on Ruisdael paper and SIGNED by the author on the limitation page in the first volume. Roosevelt loved travel. Before becoming governor of New York, he served in Cuba as Colonel of the First United States Volunteer Cavalry during the Spanish American War. After his election as President he traveled to Panama to oversee the construction of the canal becoming the first standing President to travel abroad. Shortly after he retired from the Presidency in 1909, Roosevelt sailed for Africa returning a year later. This book is an account of his African hunting trip. Contents fresh. Original boards with a little fading and wear, mostly to the corners, the spines as new. Overall Near Fine. Item #019622

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