Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1903. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo; pp. 36; full decorated pebbled black morocco; Inner dentelles, top edge gilt;. lightly abraded at spine edges, very good. Item #18388
TR's State of the Union Address delivered December 7, 1903 in a Presentaion binding. An unsigned but beautifully bound copy reminiscent of a Stikeman binding. In this Address TR speaks extensively regarding the Bureau of Corporations and the laws regarding fairness in business and labor. This bureau became the basis for TR's name the "Trust-Buster". Rare.