1858 - 1919
Theodore Roosevelt Jr. was an American author, naturalist, solider, explorer, historian, and politician. He served as the 26th President of the United States of America and is noted as the founder of the Progressive Party insurgency of 1912. His more famous works, out of the eighteen books he wrote, include The Naval War of 1812, his autobiography, The Rough Riders, and The Winning of the West.
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New York: September 17, 1929. The Most Perilous Time in My Life. Reading in part: "I don't know what the most perilous time in my life was, but I suppose it must have been various times during the war. The hunting trip that was the biggest success was the one..... Read More about Typed Letter Signed, "Theodore Roosevelt" to Seymour Halpern
Washington, D.C: December 15, 1903. President Roosevelt writes to his close friend and editor of "The Outlook," Lawrence Fraser Abbott (1859-1933). In full:"My dear Mr. Abbott:Mea culpa! I had totally forgotten about Tyner. Of course your reference was absolutely right. Sincerely yours, Theodore Roosevelt."The letter is a response to Abbott's..... Read More about Typed Letter Signed ("Theodore Roosevelt") as President, to Lawrence F. Abbott of The...
Oyster Bay New York: December 26, 1919 & January 3, 1920. A pair of letters from President Roosevelt's son, Theodore "Ted" Roosevelt III (1887-1944), known as "Theodore Jr." Both are addressed to Rev. Philip S. Bird in Dobbs Ferry-on-Hudson, New York. In the first he declines an invitation to speak..... Read More about 2 Typed Letters Signed ("Theodore Roosevelt") to Rev. Philip S. Bird
New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1885. First edition. The Medora edition, no. 411 of 500 copies printed, June 1885. Read More about Hunting Trips of a Ranchman. Sketches of Sport on the Northern Cattle Plains
Las Cruces, New Mexico: 1 March 1904. Homestead Certificate for a farm in New Mexico, issued early in Thodore Roosevelt’s second term. Read More about Document signed, in a secretarial hand, Land Grant of 160 acres to John H. Trevarrow, in Township...
Washington, DC: April 5, 1907. TR on War and Peace. An important letter from President Theodore Roosevelt, summarizing his views on the goal of abolishing war, to Andrew Carnegie, who was then the President of the National Arbitration and Peace Congress, and ultimately the creator in 1910 of the Carnegie..... Read More about Typed Letter, signature excised, to Andrew Carnegie as President of The National Arbitration and...
New York: George H. Doran, 1916. Read More about Fear God and Take Your Own Part
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900. First edition. Signed "A Merry Christmas to Larry E.K.W." on ffep. Bookplates of Laurence Kaluber and Grace Gould Klauber on front pastedown. Read More about Oliver Cromwell
Washington, DC: 23 September 1903. Interestingly, the commission was to last, according to the autograph completion of the document, "until the end of the next session of the Senate," instead of simply "for the time being" as the printed portion states. Read More about Partly printed document, on vellum, promoting Winfield Scott Pugh, Jr. to Assistant Surgeon in...
Washington, DC: 20 December 1906. Read More about Partly printed document on vellum, appointing Winfield Scott Pugh, Jr. to Second Assistant...
New York: Scribner's, 1936. Reprint, first published 1926. Read More about East of the Sun and West of the Moon
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1910. First trade edition, issue with Scribner's seal on verso of title (published simultaneously with subscriber’s edition). Read More about African Game Trails. An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter-Naturalist
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1910. Early edition, dated same year as the first, with Scribner Press imprint on title page verso. Roosevelt's highly interesting account of his travels through British East Africa, the Congo, and the Sudan in pursuit of all manner of big game. The narrative is gripping..... Read More about African Game Trails. An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter-Naturalist
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [October], 1905. First Edition. Adventures with cougars, wolves, mountain sheep, deer, elk, and other quarry, related with great interest and charm; includes a chapter on "Books on Big Game"Inscribed "Thmas Lee Higginson from Aunt Harriet Morse Christmas 1905. Read More about Outdoor Pastimes of an American Hunter