"That those who live in California may Appreciate Their State More": First edition of California Addresses by President Roosevelt
California Addresses by President Roosevelt.
Item Number: 104590
San Francisco: The California Promotion Committee, 1903.
First edition of this collection of speeches delivered by President Theodore Roosevelt throughout California. Octavo, original half cloth with paper title label to the front panel, illustrated with engravings including tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of Roosevelt. In very good condition.
A notable orator, Theodore Roosevelt was known for his distinctive and resounding low timbre. He was one of the first Presidents whose voice was recorded for posterity and several of his recorded speeches survive. His California Addresses include Remarks on Raymond, Modesto, and Truckee, an Address at the Laying of the Cornerstone of the Y.M.C.A. of Vallejo, and an Address to the Service Men of the Spanish War.