Very good condition. Bound in publisher's original illustrated green cloth. Some page hinges cracked or starting. Former owner's name in ink on front end paper. Illustrated throughout with photographs by Kermit Roosevelt and drawings by Philip R. Goodwin.
Tall thick 8vo. xv, , 529,  pp. Photo frontisp., numerous plates, photos, maps, text photos & illusts. Olive green pictorial cloth, gilt lettering on front cover & spine, cover art illustration of herd of elephants in brown, orange, black & green (bumping & wear head of spine, some rubbing to corners, hinges starting), still a tight sound copy, from the library of Lulu M. Elmore (1871-1946), wife of Billings, MT & Chicago, IL cotton merchant, Frank Elmore (1866-1937). First edition of this famed work on African big game hunting.
Good. Deluxe binding of the first trade edition with three-quarter brown leather over brick red cloth. Top edge gilt. Matching 1910 dates on copyright and title pages, Conkey-Hammonds seal on the copyright page. Good to Near Very Good. Original leather is rubbed at joints, corners and spine-ends. Previous owner name and date (1911) in ink on front pastedown. Top of page 255 has two minute tears (one-sixteenth-inch) and a short crease. Contents otherwise in nice shape, quite clean and bright, no foxing. Binding is solid.
Kermit Roosevelt. Good. Illustrated with photographs made by Kermit Roosevelt and other members of the expedition. Map. Wear to cloth, especially on front board. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Two water stains show on edges of some pages but do not affect text. Otherwise, a sound, tight copy of this large vol.
Very Good+ No Jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Signed by Author Deluxe two-volume edition, limited to 500 copies, in very good condition. Classic work by the American President on his trip through East Africa, with fifty drawings, photographs, and maps. 3/4 pigskin over paper boards. Approx. 10" tall. Printed on hand-made Ruisdael paper with rough edges. Copy #193, signed by President Theodore Roosevelt without inscription. Leather spine shows light rubbing; v.2 has a chip out of the bottom, partially reglued. Corners are square with light wear. Binding is tight. Hinges are brittle but uncracked except for a slight separation of the front hinge of v.1. See photos. Pages are clean, securely bound, and unmarked. Set will be carefully packed and shipped with insurance and signature confirmation. A great addition to the Teddy Roosevelt enthusiast's collection!
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