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Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) An Autobiography , Signed Presentation Copy.

Auction:
3103T
Lot:
1255
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$2,952$2,400

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Books & Manuscripts - 3103T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 31, 2018 10:00AM

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Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) An Autobiography, Signed Presentation Copy. New York: Macmillan, 1913. Octavo, signed and inscribed by Roosevelt on ffep to Lawrence F. Abbott, 16 August 1917, "with affectionate regard of his old friend," publisher's blue cloth with inset portrait, shaken and rubbed, binding loose, free endleaves becoming detached, with notes in pencil (presumably Abbott's) on rear endleaf, 8 1/2 x 6 in.

N.B. Abbott was a close friend to Theodore Roosevelt for many years, he also served as his secretary on his 1909-10 tour of Europe and Africa, and edited Roosevelt's African and European Addresses, 1910. He wrote the article on Roosevelt for the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica, and Impressions of Theodore Roosevelt, in 1919.
Estimate $1,500-2,500


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Keywords

Lawrence F. Abbott, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Freemen of the City of London, Military personnel, Nationality, Roosevelt, Schuyler family, Sons of the American Revolution, Theodore Roosevelt, United States, United States Assistant Secretaries of the Navy

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