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The Long Trail
Author: Roosevelt, Kermit
Reference #: 1685
Status: For Sale
List Price: $55.00
The Metropolitan Magazine, New York, 1921. 79 pp.; facsimile of “picture letter” of his father and two other illustrations; two-colour frontispiece of a “War dance of the Kikuyus”; title page with tree motif. There is light staining at the lower hinge between the title page and the frontis; rubbing to the boards; leather titles in blind, double-ruled in gilt on the front boards and paper label on spine.
This special “Autographed Edition” contains the first chapter of Roosevelt’s book The Happy Hunting-Grounds, with “additional material” added. Recounting an expedition to Africa, there is much of a personal nature on his father. Kermit was studying at Harvard during the preparations. A founder of the “Boone and Crockett” club, Theodore Roosevelt was a colleague of many hunters of the age: “Whenever Selous came to the United States he would stay with us and father would sit up till far into the night talking of wild life in the open. (p.26) A sound and desirable volume.
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