Theodore Roosevelt was a writer, naturalist soldier and 26th President of the United States. His military exploits and his love of nature are well known. While spending 2 years at his ranch in the badlands of the Dakotas, Roosevelt became increasingly aware of the environment and the need to preserve it. Roosevelt was president of the United States from 1901 to1909. Roosevelt was also a ranch rider, ornithologist, big game hunter, and soldier, as well as being a writer and a voracious reader. Essays in this collection ...
Theodore Roosevelt was a writer, naturalist soldier and 26th President of the United States. His military exploits and his love of nature are well known. While spending 2 years at his ranch in the badlands of the Dakotas, Roosevelt became increasingly aware of the environment and the need to preserve it. Roosevelt was president of the United States from 1901 to1909. Roosevelt was also a ranch rider, ornithologist, big game hunter, and soldier, as well as being a writer and a voracious reader. Essays in this collection include American Ideals, True Americanism, The Manly Virtues and Practical Politics, The College Graduate and Public Life, Phases of State Legislation, Machine Politics in New York City, and The Vice Presidency and the Campaign of 1896.
Near Fine. AMERICAN IDEALS AND OTHER ESSAYS, SOCIAL AND POLITICAL. Putnams, N.Y. Presidential edition reprint of the 1897 first edition 359 pages, frontis illustration of George Washington. Includes a biographical sketch of Theodore Roosevelt by Gen. Francis Vinton Greene. No dust jacket. The book is tight, clean and without any marks or inscriptions. Near Fine. $35.00.
Very good in very good dust jacket. The greater part of the essays appeared originally as magazine articles. Contents: American ideals. --True Americanism. --The manly virtues and practical politics. --The college graduate and public life. --Phases of state legislation. --Machine politics in New York city. --Six years of civil serivc: G. P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press, New York, NY, 1897. Hard Cover. Very Good. No Jacket. From *The Works of Theodore Roosevelt* (Presidential Edition). Illustrated frontispiece; bound in full beige buckram cloth with pastedown title at spine. Pages crisp and clean, corners sharp book is square and secure; Slight wear on edges.,
Fine. First edition. Grey linen cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. vii+ 354 pp. plus 3 page publisher's list. A tight, fine, bright example, quite unusal thus, with a tiny ownership signature and date "'Jany 98" top egde of the front free endpaper. One of the scarcer of TR's books, a publication that includes patriotic and political essays as well as autobiographical chapters about his early public life, experiences in the New York legislature, six years of civil service reform, his term as NYC police commissioner, the vice=presidency and the 1896 campaign. An exemplary copy.
Fine. No dust jacket. Tight with almost no shelf wear at all. Amazingly fine, rare copy. Inscribed on front endpaper: To the doctor brother with Christmas Greetings 1900. From Roosevelt's Preface: "These essays are written on behalf of the many men who do take an actual part to bring about the conditions for which we somewhat vaguely hope. " Gold imprint is bright and unscarred. With 15 essays ranging from "Machine Politics in New York City" to "American Ideals" to "The Monroe Doctrine, " this volume would be a great gift for any historian or politician. It is, itself, a piece of history.
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