Book #53468

Colonel Roosevelt - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Edmund Morris
Book #53468 Colonel Roosevelt - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Edmund Morris.
Colonel Roosevelt - 1st Edition/1st Printing
Colonel Roosevelt - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Random House, 2010.
ISBN: 0375504877

A Handsome first printing of the first edition in an equally lovely dust-jacket.

In 1884, Teddy Roosevelt, youngest son of James Roosevelt and Mittie Bulloch Roosevelt, was born in New York City. As a young man, Roosevelt worked on his father's cattle ranch in Arizona, then attended Harvard University, where he became a member of the Porcellian Club and the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. After graduating from Harvard, Roosevelt became the youngest police commissioner in New York City and later served as the governor of New York. As president, Roosevelt led the United States through a time of dramatic social, economic, and political change. He championed conservation, grew the economy through legislation and public works projects, and strengthened the nation's military power. In 1912, Roosevelt was elected to the presidency, becoming the first American to win a third term in office.; 8vo; 766 pages.

Price: $55.00