The Happy Hunting Grounds

By: Roosevelt, Kermit

Price: £35.00

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Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Brown cloth covers with orange and cream pictorial design and cream titIing. Spine a little sunned/dulled - but titling clear enough. Pictorial boards. Corners and head/tail of spine bumped. Some Offsetting/foxing. Black and white frontispiece with tissue guard. A masking tape repair to one corner of one plate otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated with photographs by the author. 182 pp. Rough cut pages. Some thumbing. A Former Owner's note/name, etc, on the half title. "Kermit accompanied his father, Theodore Roosevelt, on both the African safari in 1909, and again in 1914 for the exploration of the River of Doubt (renamed Rio Roosevelt) in the Amazon of Brazil. An eloquent look back on his outdoor experiences both with and without his father. Chapters on hunting sheep in the Pinacate desert, Sonora, Mexico; moose in New Brunswick; reminiscences of Seth Bullock, Sheriff of Deadwood, South Dakota; and book-hunting in South America for rare Americana. "; 001759; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall

Title: The Happy Hunting Grounds

Author Name: Roosevelt, Kermit

Categories: Foreign Travel. Exploration, Natural History, History & Politics. Churchill, American Literature, N & S. America/ USA, Photography, Africa . S. Africa, Field Sports/Horses,

Edition: First UK Edition

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1920

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 001759

Keywords: Amazon Brazil River Of Doubt Rio Roosevelt Africa Safari 20th Century 1914 Exploration Theodore Roosevelt