Rare Books Theodore Roosevelt and His Time Shown in His Own Letters Two Volume Set 1920 Scribners Publishing History Books Collectors Books

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This is a very good set of two hardcovers. 1920 Scribners Publishing Two Volume Set. This set is very good inside and out given age. The pages in both volumes are clean with no markings seen, nor serious foxing, only light natural tanning to pages from age. Rough cut page edges. The bindings are tight and straight, no loose pages found. Dark green hardcover boards are very good BUT NOTE: Volume One has "bump" bottom right corner front (see photo) but overall very good with only wearing corners/edges of both hardcovers. No real fading of covers and lettering on spine still showing with little fading. Each hardcover is medium octavo book size or 6.5" x 9.5" with 505 pages Volume One and 517 pages Volume Two including index.

Theodore Roosevelt and His Time Shown in His Own Letters by J.B. Bishop is a biography written in the subjects own letters. It is a two volume set, illustrated with photo frontispiece of Roosevelt in each, and this set does still have the original tissue guard with each frontispiece photo. Bishop had exclusive access to Roosevelt's letters both personal and official correspondence along with other archival material. The material spans Roosevelts election in 1881 to the New York legislature till the time of his death. Each volume has 7 illustrations including frontispieces.

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