First Editions of Life-Histories of African Game Animals; In the Rare Original Dust Jackets

  • Life-Histories of African Game Animals.
  • Life-Histories of African Game Animals.

Life-Histories of African Game Animals.

Item Number: 34020

New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1914.

First edition. Octavo, 2 volumes, original buckram cloth, frontispieces, plates and maps. Drawings by Philip R. Goodwin. Near fine in the rare original dust jackets with some wear and tear.

The 26th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt was a prolific writer with a vast range of interests and areas of expertise. A lifelong naturalist, Roosevelt was recognized for his robustly masculine persona which was reflected in his strong, energetic style of writing. Published in 1914, Life-Histories of African Game Animals was Roosevelt’s final novel published on big game hunting.