The Bush Speaks.
Item Number: 433
Pietermaritzburg: Shuter & Shooter, 1937.
Octavo, original cloth. Very good in a good dust jacket with some dampstaining to the spine.
Other Books by this Author
"Houston, Tranquility Base her. The Eagle has landed": Moon Shot: The Inside Story of America's Race to the Moon; Inscribed by Alan Shepard
Atlanta: Turner Publishing, 1994.
First edition, second printing of Shepard and Slayton’s story of the human drama behind the lunar race between two superpowers. Octavo, original boards, illustrated. Inscribed by Alan Shepard on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
West Palm Beach, FL: J. Wadsworth Travers / The Palm Beach Press, 1929.
First edition of this early work on Palm Beach. Octavo, original green cloth, illustrated throughout. In near fine condition.
“I wish I could tell you about the South Pacific. The way it actually was. The endless ocean": First Edition of James A. Michener's Tales of the South Pacific
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1947.
First edition of Michener’s first book, with the statement of “First Printing” on the copyright page and the date 1947 on the title page. Octavo, original cloth.
New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1914.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Illustrated from photographs taken by Kermit Roosevelt and other members of the expedition, frontispiece with tissue-guard; 3 maps, including 1 folding in the rear. Warmly inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Frederic A. Ames, a first-class American, with all good wishes, from Theodore Roosevelt June 14th 1918.” The recipient, Frederic Ames was an early American automobile manufacturer in Owensboro, Kentucky, from 1910 to 1925. A beetle-backed “gentleman’s roadster” and a five passenger tourer were the first models offered for sale by the company. The company also produced replacement bodies for the Ford Model T. At its peak the company produced approximately 30,000 vehicles. In near fine condition with light toning to the spine. One of the more difficult titles in the Roosevelt canon to find signed and inscribed, and with such a warm inscription.