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African Game Trails: An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter-Naturalist

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President Roosevelt's African safari in 1909, which was undertaken for the Smithsonian Museum, took about one year. During the course of the safari, TR sent dispatches of his hunts to Scribner's Magazine that were read by millions of people back in the States. These stories formed the basis of his book, African Game Trails, which was originally issued in book form in 1910. This Safari Press edition celebrates the 100-year anniversary of the greatest of all African hunts by an American president considered an icon...

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African Game Trails: An Account of the African Wanderings of an American HunterNaturalist

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President Roosevelt's African safari in 1909, which was undertaken for the Smithsonian Museum, took about one year. During the course of the safari, TR sent dispatches of his hunts to Scribner's Magazine that were read by millions of people back in the States. These stories formed the basis of his book, African Game Trails, which was originally issued in book form in 1910. This Safari Press edition celebrates the 100-year anniversary of the greatest of all African hunts by an American president considered an icon of the hunting world.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781571573315
  • Publisher: Safari Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/25/2009
  • Pages: 529
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.80 (d)

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  • Posted December 27, 2010

    A very poor quality reproduction

    I thought the latest reproduction would be the greatest! How wrong was I. The 1 star rating does not reflect on Theodore Roosevelt, but on the way General Books reproduces the book.
    1. there are no pictures: each missing picture we lose at least thousand words.
    2. there are garbled text at various places.
    3. no table of content nor index.

    In the beginning, General Books stated that all these are results from their Optical Characters Recognition software. The OCR is used with a robot to turn the pages of old books to scan in the text only.

    Therefore this book is simply like a poorly edited text portion only of an original of well prepared word manuscript with beautiful pictures.

    As a true book lover I won't buy any book from General Books and recommend you avoiding its production as well.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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