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Item 21 - Theodore Roosevelt Catalog 580 (Apr 2020)

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Signed book: Camping & Tramping with Roosevelt by John Burroughs. First edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1907. Hardcover bound in tan cloth with brown lettering, 5.25 x 7.5, 111 pages. Boldly signed on an endpaper in ink, "With the best wishes of Theodore Roosevelt, Dec. 1916." Affixed to the first free end page is an ALS by the author, signed "John Burroughs," in part: "Few authors mind the trouble it takes to give an autograph, but most authors do mind the trouble it takes to write a note to accompany it; I am no exception to the rule." Autographic condition: fine. Book condition: VG/None, with light sunning and scuffing to boards, a "Walter Merriam Pratt" bookplate affixed to the first free end page, and a "Library of Lawrence E. Miller" blindstamp to a rear page. From the collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.

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