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    The Signed Limited Edition of
    Theodore Roosevelt's African Game Trails,
    in the Original Dust Jackets

    Theodore Roosevelt. African Game Trails: An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter-Naturalist. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1910. First edition, limited to 500 sets of which this is number 197, signed by Roosevelt on the limitation page in the first volume. Two octavo volumes. xvi, [2], 268, viii, [2], 269-529 pages. With fifty illustrated or photographic plates. Publisher's tan three-quarter leather over beige paper boards, in the rare original dust jackets. Titles stamped in blind with blind-ruled borders on spines. All edges untrimmed. Jacket spine of volume II is missing, Jacket spine of volume I is browned, chipped at the top and torn at the front joint, jacket panels toned, with some edgewear or chipping, bindings somewhat worn at edges and corners, each volume with previous owner's gift inscription and interesting quote (in volume I is a quote from the Talmud, in volume II is a "Hindoo Saying.") Front hinge of volume II starting. Some occasional light thumbsoiling in text (including signed limitation page) Still, a good set in the original dust jackets.


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    April, 2016
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