The Letters of Archie Butt, Personal Aide to President Roosevelt; Edited with a Biographical Sketch by Lawrence F. Abbott

Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1924. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo; pp. xxxviii, (iii), 395 with index; Frontispiece portrait plus six black and white plates; blue cloth, lettered in gilt, top edge gilt;. previous owner's name on a preliminary & a small embossed personal ownership stamp on another preliminary else, very good. Item #18417

Butt served as Military Aide to both President Roosevelt & Taft. He was deeply attached to both men and grieved at their having fallen out. Butt was lost on the Titanic. There is an illustrated bookseller's tag on the rear paste down from "Edwin Valentine Mitchell, Bookseller, Publisher & Print Dealer"; the author of "Morocco Bound" a very entertaining book on book selling written in the 1929.

Price: $30.00

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