(New York): S. Whitney Phoenix, printed by Francis Hart & Co., 1880. Limited to 50 copies, this copy is not numbered. Hardcover. Square octavo; pp; (x), 42; three quarter crushed red morocco and marbled boards and endpapers, top edge gilt;. Boards are detached but present and the spine has been eroded. Internally the book block is fine. Item #16990
This copy is a presentaion copy from Lloyd Phoenix to Nicholas Roosevelt dated 1896. It is also signed by Nicholas Roosevelt and bears the Roosevelt Family Bookplate; Nicholas was the son of T. West Roosevelt and cousin to President Theodore Roosevelt. Nicholas was close to TR all his young life & was also the chronicler of events at the 1912 Republican Convention, his privarely published reminiscence is a treasure trove of detail and intrigue. Three Roosevelts are listed in this text and it shows their votes for the candidates. Quite scarce.