Trailing the Giant Panda. Theodore Roosevelt, Kermit, Carl Rungius, Suydam Cutting, frontis., Photos.
Trailing the Giant Panda
Trailing the Giant Panda

Trailing the Giant Panda

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929.

First Edition. Hardcover. 8 5/8" X 5 7/8". x, 278pp, plus fold-out map. Lacking dust jacket. Dark blue cloth over boards, with panda device stamped in gilt to upper board and spine lettered in kind. Wear to binding, with tear to cloth and board at left top corner of upper board, tears to head and tail of spine, corners split and turned in, and scattered rubbing and soiling. Pencilled note to front free endpaper. Heavy foxing and toning to frontispiece and title page. Rear hinge tender. Binding remains sound. Occasional foxing and toning to pages throughout, else unmarked. Tissue-guarded frontispiece of a painting by Carl Rungius and photographic plates by Suydam Cutting and Kermit Roosevelt throughout. An admittedly worn but solid first printing of this account of the Kelley-Roosevelts Asiatic Expedition by the sons of President Theodore Roosevelt. Good. Item #5013

Price: $80.00