Fair in poor jacket. 478 pges. Illus., index, rear board weak, small stains ins bds & flylves, small damp stains inside lower corner p. 440 through rear board. Pages are separate (no pages stuck), ink notation inside front flyleaf, xerox copy of letter from Mrs. Roosevelt to Virginia Biddle (previous owner of this book) dated 28 February 1957, DJ quite worn and pieces missing, tears to DJ (some repaired with tape). The author was the widow of President Theodore Roosevelt's eldest son. She discusses the Teapot Dome scandal, her husband's unconventional whistle-stop campaign against A Smith for the governorship of New York, their adventures in Asia with the Field Museum expeditions, and their delightful times with the Roosevelt clan at Sagamore Hill. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., was Assistant Secretary ofthe Navy, Governor of Puerto Rico, Governor General of the Philippines, a founder of the American Legion, and a Brigadier General during World War II. The book is illustrated 32 pages of photographs, including many never-before-published personal photographs of the Roosevelt family.
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