New York: Random House, 2001. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. F/NF. Item #125470
Fine in Near Fine jacket. ; ISBN 0394555090; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; Description: x, 772 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm. Contents: Prologue : 14-16 September 1901 --The first administration, 1901-1904. The shadow of the crown ; The most damnable outrage ; One vast, smoothly running machine ; A message from the president ; Turn of a rising tide --Two pilots aboard, and rocks ahead ; Genius, force, originality ; The good old summertime ; No power or duty --; The catastrophe now impending ; A very big and entirely new thing ; Not a cloud on the horizon ; The big stick ; A condition, not a theory ; The black crystal ; White man black and black man white ; No color of right ; The most just and proper revolution ; The imagination of the wicked ; Intrigue and striving and change ; The wire that ran around the world ; The most absurd political campaign of our time --Interlude --The second administration, 1905-1909. Many budding things ; The best herder of emperors since Napoleon ; Mere force of events ; The treason of the Senate ; Blood through marble ; The clouds that are gathering ; Such a fleet and such a day ; Moral overstrain ; The residuary legatee ; One long lovely crackling row --Epilogue : 4 March 1909.