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Theodore Roosevelt: Hero to His Valet by  James E Amos - First Edition - 1927 - from Mirror Image Book (SKU: 111918006)

Theodore Roosevelt: Hero to His Valet

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Theodore Roosevelt: Hero to His Valet

by Amos, James E

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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John Day, 1927. Rare Non-fiction biography hardback book. Book condition is very good to very goof plus, cover shows no sign of wear, some aging to inside of book and some edge wear to bottom page edges. Dust Jacket is in fair condition has edge wear with chips tears and is fragile, corners has been cut off but price of book was left (inside of book).........WRAPPED IN PLASTIC BAG TO PROTECT CONDITION OF BOOK..........We have other titles in this genre in stock and give discounts in shipping on additional books, please contact us for more iinformation**...... SUMMARY - Amos, an African American, was initially hired by TR to look after his children while living in the White House. His job became much more than that and he traveled extensively with the President. The book is written from the perspective of a man who no doubt loved the President but there are insightful glimpses into the areas surrounding some of the most controversial events of the Roosevelt Administration, namely the Brownsville Incident and the White House dinner to which the President invited Booker T. Washington, the first African American to be entertained at the Executive Mansion. When TR was ailing near the end of his life, Mrs. Roosevelt asked Amos to return to their service, he did so and was with the Ex-President when he died at Sagamore Hill in 1919. He recorded TR's last words; "James, will you please put out the light.". First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair.

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Bookseller
Mirror Image Book US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
111918006
Title
Theodore Roosevelt: Hero to His Valet
Author
Amos, James E
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
John Day
Date published
1927
Keywords
NON-FICTION PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT
Bookseller catalogs
Non-Fiction; Collectible;

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