His study of the War of 1812 is still one of the premier naval texts. This version is a scanned copy from a book. If you never buy any other book on the early West, buy this one. Slight wear to base of spine, else a fine, bright copy in smooth brown linen, stamped in brown and gold, a. American west at it's best. Modern practices result in most cattle surviving bad winters today, but only because they must be fed stores of grain and given artificial shelter. The gold is still bright and shiny.
Shipped in a box within a box, in bubble wrap, with a tracking number. About this Item: Cosimo Classics, 2008. From 1884 to 1886 he built up his ranch on the Little Missouri in Dakota Territory, accepting the inevitable toil and hardships. From someone who has lived this life on the great plains from cowboy to hunter, this book is in every detail right on. Sixty-five black-and-white images by this renowned American artist complement Roosevelt's stories of freedom and self-reliance. And Roosevelt was there to give us a first hand account. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions.
There was a time when the wild west was just that - the wild, wild west. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Roosevelt recounts the hardships and joys of his life as a North Dakota rancher and make you wish that this world could somehow be restored. His description of the people who live between the Rockies and the Missouri River is spot on, even today. Frontispiece and illustrations by Frederic Remington.
About this Item: T Fisher Unwin, London, 1888. Lots of strong gilding to the front cover. The boards are a medium brown color with gold lettering and illsutrations. Bound in the original smooth brown pictorial linen over beveled boards, stamped in brown and gold 2nd binding. In his accounts he describes the nature of the land, the habits of the wildlife, and the characteristics of the men who lived there in the 1880s.
It slowed down a bit in the second half, but still worth the read - if this is your kind of reading. About this Item: Bonanza Books, New York, 1978. What a treat to have a first hand account, from a man whose face is now on Mount Rushmore, of ranching and hunting in the Dakotas. I recommend everyone else read it, too. Nice copy in 2nd state brown cloth binding.
The ink etchings by Frederick Remington alone are worth 4 times the price of the book to me. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This large, heavy book will require extra postage for Priority and International shipments, but only the standard charge for media mail. His study of the War of 1812 is still one of the premier naval texts. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure in old look so we brought it back to the shelves. Reading Roosevelt's own words is pure pleasure. Cover is moderately rubbed along extremities.
Very interesting look at ranch life as the title states of the late 1800s. Normal Hardbound Edition is also available on request. It would improve their writing a hundred fold. Clean, bright and unmarked, inside and out. This was the perfect book to start reading while on my first visit to South Dakota and Wyoming. The upper corner of the frontispiece is partially torn, a hint of foxing to endpapers. He's a decent writer and chronicles a piece of American history while living it.
Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. Full brown blind-embossed calf with gilt lettering. While reading Teddy's descriptive events about his life as a hunter and a rancher you're made to feel as if you're right there with him! Seeing--for himself--wild animals and birds in their pristine natural habitats brought joy to his soul. If you've read any of the several Roosevelt biographies I'd still recommend reading this book. About this Item: The Century Co.