This set of "African Game Trails, " in addition to being. Signed on the limitation page by T. Also bears an inserted page with Roosevelt's handwritten inscription: Inscribed for that first class sportsman and devoted game protector John M. Phillips with the Xmas greeting of his friend Theodore Roosevelt at the request of W.Phillips was one of the founders of the Boy Scout movement in America having held the first Scout meeting in Pennsylvania in his own home in Carrick, Pa. Late in life he received the Hornaday Conservation Award from the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America. This is an "Extra-Illustrated" set with 14 original vintage photographs by John A. Loring bound in, plus several other ephemeral items related to the expedition.
Volume I: on a preliminary blank page is pasted in a copy of the C. On the dedication page are two original photos - Kermit with a felled lion, and a distant shot of African tribesmen; on the verso of the map in the front is mounted T. S baggage receipt from Hamburg America Line - Naples Cabin; opposite the table of contents page is an original photograph of "The Colonel in Camp;" on page xiv is mounted an original photograph showing T. Cunninghame, and Mearns on a railroad car; mounted to the 1/2 title is a folding map of the expedition route; mounted to page 81 is an original photograph of Cunninghame; mounted to page 197 is a photograph of Kermit; at the last text page of Volume I is a " copy letter , " duplicate, of a 150 word letter from T. To Loring regarding the expedition; at the very rear of the volume are mounted 8 additional original photographs of the action of the expedition, most credited to Loring.Opens with 4 "extra" portrait prints of T. Mounted to the blank preliminary pages; at the end of the table of contents page is mounted an original photograph of a "native ex-soldier" standing with a rifle; at the end of the table of illustrations is mounted a penciled note from one of the expedition guides "asking for a tip, " with an added explanatory note by John A. Loring at the bottom; on the verso of the 1/2 title is mounted an original photograph captioned, the porter who was mauled by a lion and repaired by Dr. Mearns; at page 480 is bound in a 3 page note from S.
5,'09 from West Kenia regarding hunting activities; pasted in to pages 482/483 are a manuscript "field note from Heller to Loring" related to specimens, and two "expedition tickets , " with the caption. The world at large entertains the idea that this was the Roosevelt African Expedition: and it will continue to do so, to the end of the chapter. WTH; on page 488 are pasted two original photos of Mount Kenia sic. ; on page 490 is another photo of Mt.Kenia; at the very end of the volume is bound in the rare program and menu for a dinner in Roosevelt's honor at the Waldorf-Astoria, "The Welcome camp-fire built for Theodore Roosevelt by the Camp-fire Club of America, June 22nd 1910, " 10 pages with a portrait lithograph cover. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1910, First Edition, Limited to 500 sets of which this is #21.
Binding was done in 1975 by J. Very Good to Fine condition in a fine binding; a small percentage of the pages are unopened. Think of your last vacation.
Did take photos and keep souvenirs? Exactly the same as the Roosevelt Expedition. Photos, written notes, maps, pieces of paper - all added to this ONLY two-volume set of the books that was presented to a close friend of Pres. TRULY UNIQUE - THE ONLY SET IN EXISTENCE! This unique set is ready to add to your collection, or to serve as that very special gift!
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