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President Roosevelt's African safari in 1909, which was undertaken for the Smithsonian Museum, took about one year. During the course of the safari, ...Show synopsisPresident Roosevelt's African safari in 1909, which was undertaken for the Smithsonian Museum, took about one year. During the course of the safari, TR sent dispatches of his hunts to Scribner's Magazine that were read by millions of people back in the States. These stories formed the basis of his book, African Game Trails, which was originally issued in book form in 1910. This Safari Press edition celebrates the 100-year anniversary of the greatest of all African hunts by an American president considered an icon of the hunting world.Hide synopsis
Description:Fine in fine dust jacket. St. Martin's Press, New York, NY,...Fine in fine dust jacket. St. Martin's Press, New York, NY, 1988. REPRINT Edition, Fine/Fine-, Hard Cover, Size=6."x8.5", 582pgs(Index). DJ slightly wrinkled at top front edge, DJ front flap slight crease, o.w. clean, tight and bright. No ink names, tears, chips, etc. Price unclipped. ISBN 0312021518 Peter Capstick, Series Editor 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Description:Philip R. Goodwin (1910)-Illustrator from Photographs and...Philip R. Goodwin (1910)-Illustrator from Photographs and descriptions furnished by the author, Circa 1910. Very good. No dust jacket. 329-676 pages. Includes: Illustrations and Portraits. (only Vol 2 available) VOLUME 2 of "AFRICAN GAME TRAILS" AN ACCOUNT of the AFRICAN WANDERINGS OF AN AMERICAN HUNTER-NATURALIST. " A VERY RARE(IN THIS V. GOOD CONDITION), VOLUME. Almost a hundred years old, SOUND HARD BOARDS, with average corner wear. DEEP BROWN COVERS, w/ embossed titles to Front Cover & Spine. Front Board w/ Gilt GOLDEN LION embossed on front hard board cover. Tissue between title page & frontispiece "White Rhino" illustration. THIS IS VOLUME 2-CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS (New York) 1923 @ page bottom. Copyright page indicates Copyright 1909, 1910 by publisher A nice volume-NO markings or exceptions-only minimal break between title page and frontispiece.
Description:Very Good+ Mild wear to extremities. Previous owner's name to...Very Good+ Mild wear to extremities. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper; Green boards showing herd of elephants. Conkey label to copyright page. One of two variants to first edition. top edge gilt; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 583 pages.
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Description:First UK Edition. Large 8vo; pp. xvii, 534, 8. Publisher's...First UK Edition. Large 8vo; pp. xvii, 534, 8. Publisher's original green cloth with titles in gilt and illustration in black to spine and upper; top edge gilt. Generously illustrated. Binding a little rubbed. A lovely copy.
Description:Fine. Numerous photographic illustrations in black & white....Fine. Numerous photographic illustrations in black & white. xxiv, 583pp. Tall thick 8vo, handsomely rebound in 1/2 olive green morocco; gilt-ruled and lettered spine with raised bands; marbled endpapers, t.e.g. New York: Syndicate Publishing, (1910). A fine copy.
Description:1910, 1st edition, near fine condition, tan cloth binding, title...1910, 1st edition, near fine condition, tan cloth binding, title and author in gilt, two Elephant heads in gilt on each side of the title, faint wear to lower edge of spine, top of page edges in gilt, interior pages in fine condition, published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 529 pages. A classic on African Big Game Hunting, an epic by the larger than life, sportsman and former President, Theodore Roosevelt! Profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings by Philip Goodwin. Czech p.138 states two elephant heads and elephants in the forest are both considered first editions, Riling #1701, Hand R266. A fascinating Big Game Hunting read!
Description:Large 8vo, pp. (xxiv) + 583. Profusely illustrated with...Large 8vo, pp. (xxiv) + 583. Profusely illustrated with photographs and 2 maps. Bound in full brown morocco, gilt to spine with 'crossed rifle' decoration to compartments, gilt rule to boards, marbled end papers, original pictorial board and spine bound in. A beautiful copy in fine recent binding. FIRST EDITION. Johnson's American First Editions notes 'Two states issued simultaneously although printed from different sets of plates with numerous differences in the illustrations (a) one volume in light brown cloth, 2 elephant heads on front cover in gold, and with the Scribner Press seal on copyright page, or (b) Subscriber's edition, pictorial binding, with Conkey-Hammond press seal on copyright page'. Our copy is (a).
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