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The Book Of Ted Or Roosevelt And The Railroads In Scripture; The Book of Ted is a satirical summary - more or less biblical, but not bilious - of recent large events in the financial world, especially those bearing directly on the railroad problem

Murray, F. Alister)

Published by Privately Printed, (Chicago, 1907
Condition: Very good Soft cover
From Austin's Antiquarian Books (Wilmington, VT, U.S.A.)

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Narrow quarto; unpaginated, twenty-one leaves printed on rectos only comprising twenty-three chapters; original printed beige ribbon tied paper wrappers; TR had a long and bitter fight with the Railroads over freight rates and their onerous effect on the farmer, small businessman, and ultimately the consumer. He was assailed as King Theodore. This satirical piece in biblical language is derivative of that fight. later printings differ in chapter lengths and the following appears in the trade editions, "The Book of Ted is a satirical summary - more or less biblical, but not bilious - of recent large events in the financial world, especially those bearing directly on the railroad problem". This format is unrecorded. Rare. Bookseller Inventory # 14422

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Title: The Book Of Ted Or Roosevelt And The ...

Publisher: Privately Printed, (Chicago

Publication Date: 1907

Binding: Wraps

Book Condition:Very good

Edition: Unrecorded.

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Austin's Antiquarian Books is a used, rare and out of print bookshop located at 123 West Main Street in Wilmington, Vermont. At our shop we have a general stock of approximately 15,000 used, scarce and out-of-print books, with particular strength in American History, especially books by and about Theodore Roosevelt, Travel, Decorative Arts, Natural History, and Sporting. We also offer a selection of antique maps and prints, historical paper and ephemera. We are members of The Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, The International League of Antiquarian Booksellers, The Vermont Antiquarian Booksellers Association, The Vermont Antique Dealers Association and the Ephemera Society.

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