For a number of years much of my life was spent either in the wilderness or on the borders of the settled country if, indeed, "settled" is a term that can rightly be applied to the vast, scantily peopled regions where cattle-ranching is the only regular industry. During this time I hunted much, among the mountains and on the plains, both as a pastime and to procure hides, meat, and robes for use on the ranch; and it was my good luck to kill all the various kinds of large game that can properly be considered to belong to ...
For a number of years much of my life was spent either in the wilderness or on the borders of the settled country if, indeed, "settled" is a term that can rightly be applied to the vast, scantily peopled regions where cattle-ranching is the only regular industry. During this time I hunted much, among the mountains and on the plains, both as a pastime and to procure hides, meat, and robes for use on the ranch; and it was my good luck to kill all the various kinds of large game that can properly be considered to belong to temperate North America. In hunting, the finding and killing of the game is after all but a part of the whole. The free, self-reliant, adventurous life, with its rugged and stalwart democracy; the wild surroundings, the grand beauty of the scenery, the chance to study the ways and habits of the woodland creatures all these unite to give to the career of the wilderness hunter its peculiar charm. The chase is among the best of all national pastimes; it cultivates that vigorous manliness for the lack of which in a nation, as in an individual, the possession of no other qualities can possibly atone. No one, but he who has partaken thereof, can understand the keen delight of hunting in lonely lands. For him is the joy of the horse well ridden and the rifle well held; for him the long days of toil and hardship, resolutely endured, and crowned at the end with triumph. In after years there shall come forever to his mind the memory of endless prairies shimmering in the bright sun; of vast snow-clad wastes lying desolate under gray skies; of the melancholy marshes; of the rush of mighty rivers; of the breath of the ever-green forest in summer; of the crooning of ice-armored pines at the touch of the winds of winter; of cataracts roaring between hoar mountain masses; of all the innumerable sights and sounds of the wilderness; of its immensity and mystery; and of the silences that brood in its still depths. Theodore Roosevelt Sagamore Hill June, 1894
Fair. 1906 Statesman Edition published by The Review of Reviews Co., red cloth cover worn, interior good, pages are tight and unmarked, first signature slightly loose, edgewear, 2" tear to cloth along spine ocver.
Fair in None Issued jacket. 7 x 4 1/2" Collectible; True Adventure Fair. No dj as issued. Suede leather spine is loosening, and coming apart in places. 3rd volume in Roosevelt's western hunting series.
Fine with no dust jacket. 0935632794. A 'Wolfe Library Classics Limited Edition' limited to 1500 numbered copies. Nicely bound with a leather spine, gilt page edges and a silk place marker.; X X; 303 pages.
Very Good. THE WILDERNESS HUNTER. Review of Reviews 1910, 296 pages, popular priced hardback reprint of one of TR's classic books on his hunting adventures in the American West. No dust jacket. Very Good. $18.00.
Near Fine. 0935632794. Near fine condition. Maroon leather spine and beautiful fine binding, with page edges gilt. One in the Wolfe Firearms Classic Library series. Limited to 1, 500 copies.; X X; 303 pages.
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