New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923-6. [Memoirs] MEMORIAL EDITION. 24 volumes, octavo (25 x 17 x 114cm). Limited to 1050 sets, SIGNED by Edith Roosevelt. Beautifully printed on fine paper with watermark seal to centre. Photographic portrait of Roosevelt with a facsimile autograph as frontispiece. Publisher's deep red cloth lettered in gilt to spines, gilt top edges, other edges untrimmed, monogrammed endpapers. A fine set, inside and out. A superb edition, with an introduction by George Bird Grinnell; an appreciation of Roosevelt as a book-lover by William Beebe; Roosevelt as a statesman by Albert J Beveridge; Roosevelt as a Historian by Hamlin Garland; and other introductory essays and memorials by Julian Street, Henry Cabot Lodge, Owen Wister, Brander Mattews, Gifford Pinchot and Elihu Root. Item #60473
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