MEETING ROOSEVELT: A story of adventure by Louie Abernathy, telling how he and his six-year-old brother Temple rode bronchos from their father's ranch in Oklahoma to New York to meet their friend Colonel Roosevelt upon his return from Africa--and how they returned to their western home.

Detroit, Michigan: J.M. Evans, 1910. First Edition. Softcover. 32pp; illustrated from photographs, some full-page, highlights in orange. Bound in color-pictorial wrappers. 6" x 4" Very Good. Item #039956

"...We left Guthrie on July the tenth. I rode Sam, my father's wolf-hunting horse, and Temple rode Geronimo, an Indian pony...." After riding to New York, the boys shipped their horses back to Oklahoma, talked Papa into buying them a Brush Runabout car to drive back home, &c., &c. All documented by photographs, so they say. A testimonial to the Brush Automobile as "Everyman's Car." [WorldCat finds three holdings: NYHS, HCL Tech Services, and Houghton Library.].

Price: $150.00

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