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ROOSEVELT
New Preston, CT: n.p., 1924. quarter leather, paper-covered boards, edges uncut. 4to. quarter leather, paper-covered boards, edges uncut. (16) pages. Limited to 100 numbered copies, signed by author on half title and on the etching itself (Weber 35-6). An etching of President Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919). Wall (1872-1956) was an American etcher and producer of book plates and fine press books. He etched three sitting presidents along with other subjects. Author's note that the plate of Roosevelt "is presented in a second state" with numerals added after an earlier version that appeared in Wall's Etched Monthly, October 1921. The author further notes that the etching was completed at a reunion of the Rough Riders in San Diego in the summer of 1915. Covers rubbed at corners and along spine. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown.
      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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