New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903. Later Edition. Hardcover. INSCRIBED on front free endpaper by President Theodore Roosevelt, to his son Kermit, then 15 years of age: "To / Kermit / from / Father / Easter, 1904." Five years later, as a freshman, Kermit "and his father (recently out of office as president)—both of whom loved nature and outdoor sports—went on a year-long expedition in Africa..."
Octavo. Dark blue boards with black spine, and gilt lettering. A bit shelf-wear and a moderate spine lean, no doubt caused by the weight placed atop this book when flat. pp. 284. Small blue bookseller's ticket (Brentano's, Washington, D.C.) to rear pastedown. Several black and white illustrations. Good Plus. Item #86929