Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) The Wilderness Hunter, Inscribed to Jacob Riis (1849-1914) New York: Putnam’s Sons, . “To my beloved friend, Jacob A. Riis; may you enjoy the north woods as much as I enjoyed the great plains of the Rockies! Theodore Roosevelt, July 1901″, illustrated throughout, in worn publisher’s binding. Riis, the Danish-American photographer, journalist, and social reformer, and Roosevelt were best friends. $3,198. Photo courtesy Skinner, Inc., www.skinnerinc.com.