Lot 38[ROOSEVELT, THEODORE]
Hunting Trips of a Ranchman. Sketches of Sport on the Northern Cattle Plains. New York: G.P. Putnam's, 1891. A presentation copy, "Inscribed for/James H. Kidder/with all good wishes/from/Theodore Roosevelt." Publisher's cloth in modern slipcase. 9 x 5 7/8 inches (23 x 15 cm); xvi, 347,  pp., 4 pp. ads; frontispiece, full-page plates by Gifford, Beard, Henry Sandham, A.B. Frost, and others. Covers toned and spine darkened, chip to head of spine, contents leaf frayed and likely reinserted. Bookplate of Richard Bayard Dominick.
Written after the 1884 death of his wife, this works was written after Roosevelt had escaped to the solace of his ranch. Howes R430; Graff 3560 (for the first edition).
C Property of a Gentleman
Sold for $7,500
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