Lot #4071
Theodore Roosevelt Signed Book: 'Big Game Hunting in the Rockies and on the Great Plains'

Limited edition of Roosevelt's Big Game Hunting, signed below his iconic 'Rough Rider' portrait
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Estimate: $2000+

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Description

Limited edition of Roosevelt's Big Game Hunting, signed below his iconic 'Rough Rider' portrait

Signed book: Big Game Hunting in the Rockies and on the Great Plains. First edition, limited issue, numbered 402/1000. NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1899. Hardcover rebound in modern full tan pebbled morocco stamped in silver on the spine, 9 x 11.25, 476 pages. Neatly signed below the frontispiece three-quarter-length portrait of Roosevelt in his Rough Rider uniform in crisp ink, "Theodore Roosevelt." Autographic condition: fine. Book condition: NF/None, with a "Library of Lawrence E. Miller" blindstamp to a rear page. The book, a combined edition of two of Roosevelt's earlier volumes on hunting, is illustrated throughout with etchings and engravings by such notable artists of the day as Frederic Remington, A. B. Frost, and others. A superb, sought-after limited volume featuring an exceptional signed portrait of the rough-riding Roosevelt. From the collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Presidential Memorabilia
  • Dates: February 06 - February 13





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