Sale 19JJ01 | Lot 254

ROOSEVELT, ELLIOT and ROOSEVELT, ELEANOR. Hunting Big Game in the Eighties: the Letters of Elliott Roosevelt Sportsman. Edited by his daughter Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (Mrs. Franklin D, Roosevelt).

Catalogue: Americana from the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

Lot Details

Lot 254
ROOSEVELT, ELLIOT and ROOSEVELT, ELEANOR. Hunting Big Game in the Eighties: the Letters of Elliott Roosevelt Sportsman. Edited by his daughter Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (Mrs. Franklin D, Roosevelt).
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. First trade edition, first issue with the Scribner's seal and "A" to copyright leaf. Publisher's cloth, in original dust jacket (price clipped). Frontispiece, 122 pp. The jacket with a few minor creases, small losses, and stray stains, a few marks to corner of cloth, a fine copy overall.
Elliott Roosevelt, father of Eleanor Roosevelt and brother of Theodore Roosevelt, was a prolific letter writer who died quite young. As her husband Franklin was running for president in 1932 she published this work of her father's letters devoted mostly to his African big game hunting adventures in the 1880s.


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Estimate: $60 - $80
Sold for $225 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $60 - $80
Sold for $225 (includes buyer's premium)

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Americana from the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

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