by Roosevelt, Sr., Mrs. Theodore, Mrs. Kermit Roosevelt, Richard Derby, and Kermit Roosevelt
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1927. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Frontispiece, with 19 illustrations. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1927. First edition. In this collection of articles, the widow of Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), the Roosevelt children, and their spouses recall their experiences traveling around the world. Includes "Hunting Amid Korean Snows" by Kermit Roosevelt, "With Rifle and Camera on the Kenai" by Rirchard Derby (the husband of Ethel Roosevelt), and "The Odyssey of a Grandmother" by Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, Sr. Inscribed by Edith Roosevelt on the front flyleaf. A portrait of Mrs. Roosevelt and a postage stamp depicting Sagamore Hill, the Roosevelt home in Oyster Bay, New York, are tipped in below the inscription, while a portrait of President Roosevelt is affixed to the front pastedown. Octavo. Original green cloth binding, with gilt stamping. Some offsetting to the half-title and other preliminary leaves. Light bump to the top corner of the front board. The dust jacket is a bit edgeworn, with some minor browning to the spine and rear panel; otherwise very good. (Inventory #: 64335)
Literature, Poetry, California and the West, Travel and Exploration, Archives and Ephemera, Heavy Metal
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