Rare original salesman's dummy for the Executive Edition of the Works of Theodore Roosevelt
The Works of Theodore Roosevelt Executive Edition Salesman’s Dummy.
Item Number: 96587
New York: The Co-Operative Publication Society, 1903.
Rare original salesman’s dummy for The Executive edition of The Works of Theodore Roosevelt. Octavo, bound in three quarters morocco over marbled boards, frontispice stereographic portrait of Roosevelt and 7 plates after photographs by Sargent and illustrations by Remington with lettered tissue guards. With excerpts from eight of Roosevelt’s works including The Naval War of 1812, Rough Riders, and Hunting Trips of a Ranchman. In very good condition. Uncommon.
A diligent and skilled writer, Theodore Roosevelt wrote on a wide range of topics and genres, including history, autobiography, nature, hunting, memoirs, and editorials. In each of his works, the subject dictated the style, ranging from strong and exuberant to introspective and observant. In addition to his 47 published books, Roosevelt is estimated to have written more than 150,000 letters.