New York: The Century Co., 1900. First Edition. Octavo. Item #022188
. Portrait frontispiece, 225pp. A collection of speeches and essays written within various magazines which became very popular were then published in book form. He focuses on having a strong work ethic, character and success, civic helpfulness, the greatness of the American people in the aftermath of two wars; the Civil War and the Spanish-American War, which Roosevelt fought in, Grant and Admiral Dewy an more. A fine bright copy bound in light brown cloth, leather spine label gilt(with just a few minute speckles), top edge gilt, no names, plates or foxing. A sharp cornered copy locating on 2 copies via OCLC.