Inscribed first edition of the first Roosevelt bear – "Teddy" bear – book.
Very good minus.
THE ROOSEVELT BEARS THEIR TRAVELS AND ADVENTURES
The two Roosevelt Bears, Teddy B. and Teddy G., leave their home out West to set off on many adventures. Eaton's signatures are rare. A unique copy.
Philadelphia: Edward Stern, 1906. Quarto. Quarter green cloth, paper boards with pictorial paste-on. (Sept. 1906.) Illustrated by V. Floyd Campbell with 16 color plates plus a profusion of black-and-white in-text images. Inscribed by Eaton and dated 1906. Studio photo of Eaton, signed by him on the verso, additionally laid in. Edges rubbed, binding strengthened with corner of one leaf restored with some loss of text, crease on rear cover.
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