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COOPER, James Fenimore]

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Item Description: Carey & Lea, Philadelphia, 1826. Hardcover. First Edition. The true First Edition of this classic and very scarce. Two duodecimo (4-1/2" x 7-11/16") volumes professionally bound, one volume retaining the original boards and the other in recent boards that closely resemble the original, with new spines and paper spine labels, complete with all endpapers and blanks, top edge trimmed: -, -282, blank leaf; , -289, 2 blank leaves. Will all correct issue points: Volume I: pagination present on page 71, page 89 misnumbered 93, chapter XVI misnumbered XIV; Volume II: State A of the copyright notice. This copy has the final "i" is present on page vii in Volume I, but BAL 3833 states that "examination suggests that the folio was correctly set and the 'i' may have dropped out during the printing. Sequence not determined." Grolier One Hundred Influential American Books, 34: "This is the . most famous of the Leatherstocking Tales, and the first in which the scout Natty Bumppo was made the symbol of all that was wise, heroic and romantic in the lives and characters of the white men who made the American wilderness their home."; Johnson: High Spots of American Literature, pp. 24-25; Spiller & Blackburn 7. This book deals specifically with the 1757 Anglo-French War and particularly the aftermath of the Huron massacre. Contemporary bookplate of William H. Groome on the front pastedown of the second volume, along with an early twentieth century bookseller label, with Groome's name written on the verso of the title page of the first volume and on the recto of the blank following the title page of the second volume, both dated 1826. William H. Groome was from Easton, Maryland, served in the War of 1812, and was a pew holder at the Old Marsh Church. Rather light dampstaining to the outer margins of some pages at the beginning and end of each volume; moderate foxing throughout. An attractive example of this American literary landmark. Bookseller Inventory # 016420

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Cooper, James Fenimore

Published by H.C. Carey & I. Lea, Philadelphia (1826)

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Item Description: H.C. Carey & I. Lea, Philadelphia, 1826. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE IN ORIGINAL BOARDS of Copper's masterpiece, one of the most celebrated works of American literature. The Last of the Mohicans is "the most famous of the Leatherstocking Tales, and the first in which the scout Natty Bumppo was made the symbol of all that was wise, heroic and romantic in the lives and characters of the white men who made the American wilderness their home. The novel glorified for many generations of readers, in England, France, Russia, and at home, some aspects of American life that were unique to our cultural history" (Grolier's One Hundred Influential American Books, 34). Philadelphia: H.C. Carey & I. Lea, 1826. Octavo, original paper boards rebacked in paper with paper labels; uncut; custom half-leather box. Two volumes. With p. 89 misnumbered 93, Chapter XVI numbered XIV in vol 1 (p.243); State A of vol 2 with "a Book" in the fifth line of copyright notice; with "i" in folio vii present in vol 1. BAL 3833. Early owner signatures, evidence of bookplates removed on front pastedowns. Moderate foxing to a few gatherings. A rare uncut copy in original paper boards. Bookseller Inventory # 758

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Cooper, James Fenimore

Published by H. C. Carey & I. Lea, Philadelphia (1826)

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Item Description: H. C. Carey & I. Lea, Philadelphia, 1826. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket. First Edition; First Printing. We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; The Last of the Mohicans; a Narrative of 1757. By the Author of "The Pioneers. " Philadelphia: H. C. Carey & I. Lea, 1826 2vols. 12mo. Volume One: title, copyright on verso + iii-xi, Preface + [i] blank + 2-282 + [2] blank, two front end papers partially adhering to each other. Volume Two: the blank conjugate of the title leaf is excised as noted in BAL. Blank + title, copyright on verso + 2-289 + [1] blank. Line 5 of copyright "a Book" is state B with priority undetermined. All points per BAL, page 89 of volume one is mispaged 93 and Chapter XVI on page [243] is printed as Chapter XIV. Page vii contains the final i. Bound in contemporary full brown calf leather. Front cover of Volume I detached but present. Very occasional modest foxing. All leaves present except that volume II is lacking pages 91-97, 283-9. Volume II also has 3 end blanks rather than the one that is called for. The insides of both front covers have scrapes where book plates have been removed. A difficult bit of early Americana in collectible condition. Somewhat similar copies were recently estimated by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers at $20,000 to $30,000 and are currently listed at $37,000. ; 0. Bookseller Inventory # 24386

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COOPER, James Fenimore.

Published by Philadelphia: H. C. Cary & I. Lea 1826 (1826)

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Item Description: Philadelphia: H. C. Cary & I. Lea 1826, 1826. 2 volumes, octavo (180 × 100 mm). Later speckled brown half calf, titles to spine gilt, marbled sides. Bindings lightly rubbed and nicked, endpapers brown from turn-ins, title pages browned, title page to volume II repaired, contents tanned and foxed. A very good set. First edition of Cooper's best known and best loved classic. Bookseller Inventory # 60458

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Item Description: New-York Published by Charles Wiley, 1823. Uniformly Bound Set of "Leather-Stocking Tales" First Editions COOPER, James Fenimore. [Five First Editions].New York and Philadelphia, 1823-1841. All volumes uniformly bound in full modern mottled calf by Bennett, N.Y. Spines lettered and ruled in gilt. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Housed together in a cloth slipcase. Overall a very good set with just a few minor cases of shelfwear. Ten twelvemo volumes (6 7/8 x 4 3/16 inches; 175 x 106 mm). {Comprising]: The Pioneers, or the Sources of the Susquehanna; A Descriptive Tale. New-York: Published by Charles Wiley, 1823. First edition. Volume I with the Clayton imprint on the title page but with text consistent to the Seymore imprint. First state of volume II with page number 329 on left side. Two sixteenmo volumes. xi, [1, blank], 275, [1, blank]; [2], [5]-329, [1, blank] pp. With half-titles and note on errata in volume II. Front hinge of the first volume expertly repaired. Some dampstaining to the first few pages of each volume. Previous owner's old ink signature on first few pages of volume II. In volume II, page 217, lacking a corner slightly affecting text, and page 228, corner repaired but with no loss of text. Some minor staining throughout volume II. [and]: [COOPER, James Fenimore]. The Last of the Mohicans. A Narrative of 1757. By the Author of "The Pioneers." Philadelphia: H.C. Carey & I. Lea, 1826. First edition, first issue with the following issue points: Vol. I: pagination present on page 71, page 89 misnumbered 93, chapter XVI misnumbered XIV and the final "i" is present on page vii, (in some copies it is numbered "vi"; BAL states that "examination suggests that the folio was correctly set and the 'i' may have dropped out during the printing," the sequence of states has not been established). State A of Volume II (sequence of states not determined) with "a Book" in the fifth line of the copyright notice. [i]-xi, [1, blank], 282; [2], 289, [1, blank] pp. Without two blanks. Title -page of volume I has been washed in an attempt to eliminate previous owner's name. Some dark toning to preliminaries. A small streak of a dark brown stain on pages 259-264. Head cap of volume I a bit chipped. Title-page of volume II with a number of small professionally repaired closed tears. Some toning and staining throughout. [and]: [COOPER, James Fenimore]. The Prairie; A Tale. By the Author of The "Pioneers and the Last of the Mohicans." Philadelphia: H.C. Carey & I. Lea, 1827. First American edition. [v]-xi, [1, blank], [13]- 252; [1]-276. Some toning and dampstaining to both volumes, mainly to preliminaries. Some rubbing to the text of the copyright notice in volume I. Some large marginal repairs to title-page and first text page and final of volume II, not affecting text an first two leaves and barely affecting text on last leaf. [and]: [COOPER, James Fenimore]. The Pathfinder: or, The Inland Sea. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1840. First American Edition, first state of volume I with the imprints in the middle of page [2] and no copyright notice. [2, blank], [1-2]3[iv]13-240; [1-2]3-233, [1, blank] pp. (Correct collation.) Without one blank. Title-pages of each volume with dampstaining in an attempt to wash off previous owner's old ink signatures. A bit of minor foxing throughout. [and]: COOPER, James Fenimore. The Deerslayer: or, The First War-Path. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1841. First edition. Two twelvemo volumes. [v], [6]-7,viii-xi[xii]13-267, [1,blank]; [3]4-282 pp. without one blank. Occasional foxing and tex may have been washed. BAL 3829, 3833. Spiller & Blackburn, 3. HBS 65766. $10,000. Bookseller Inventory # 65766

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Cooper, James Fenimore

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Item Description: 1826. [in the original boards] A Narrative of 1757. By the Author of "The Spy," "The Pilot," "The Pioneers," &c. &c. In Three Volumes. London: John Miller, 1826. Original drab paper-covered boards with (early but not original) brown paper spines and printed labels. First English Edition, published in three volumes just two months after the two-volume Philadelphia edition. This is the novel for which Cooper is best known today: THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS was the second-published of the five "Leather-Stocking Tales," (the series name derived from the nickname of the hero, Natty Bumppo, so-called because of his long deerskin leggings). The first of the five to be published had been THE PIONEERS, in 1823; however, their sequence in terms of plot is THE DEERSLAYER, THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS, THE PATHFINDER, THE PIONEERS and THE PRAIRIE. The hero, known by the name "Hawk-eye" in this novel, "is shown as a young man approaching the zenith of his skill as a wilderness hunter and scout during the French and Indian Wars. In this best known novel of the saga, Natty as Hawk-eye develops into the epic hero of American literature." [UVa]~These volumes, remarkably, are still uncut in their original paper-covered boards (which were meant to be temporary); at some point (apparently long ago) the spines and labels were aptly restored, as is typically necessary for such fragile bindings. Otherwise the volumes show only minor edge-wear. The first and third volumes are lacking the front free endpaper; the half-title is present only in the second and third volumes, because none was originally provided for the first volume. The leaves still have their original uncut edges, and are unusually free of foxing for paper approaching its 200th year. At the top of each front cover and on the front paste-down of Vol. I is the signature of [Baron] Charles de Nagell (Peerage # 335169), probably the initial owner. See Blanck 3833 (saying that the American edition came out in January and the English in March, noting their sources); UVa (Barrett) 6 (this English edition is noted but is not listed in detail, though the American and French editions are; UVa says that the English edition came out six months after the American edition, but without noting reasons for that statement); Spiller & Blackburn p. 44. Bookseller Inventory # 12642

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COOPER, JAMES FENIMORE.

Published by London: John Miller, 1826 (1826)

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Item Description: London: John Miller, 1826, 1826. First English Edition; three volumes; published about a month later than the Philadelphia edition of the same year. Publisher's paper-covered boards with brown paper spines; joints weak or breaking; some wear and tear; minor page stains, but overall a very good set and rare in original boards. It is typically found contemporarily bound in some combination of leather and boards (the paper-covered publisher's boards were intended to be temporary) or rebound later. Each front board has the ink signature "Ellenborough" and inside each cover is the stamp identifying these as the "Earl of Ellenborough's Heirlooms." The Earl died in 1871 and this noble title died with him. There are half-titles in volumes II and III and a pencil note in an unidentified hand notes that volume I was not issued with one. In a custom cloth slipcase with chemise. Bookseller Inventory # 28835

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James Fenimore Cooper

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Item Description: ICON Group International, Inc. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0497899639

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COOPER, JAMES FENIMORE.

Published by London: John Miller, 1826 (1826)

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Item Description: London: John Miller, 1826, 1826. First English Edition; published about a month later than the Philadelphia edition; three volumes. Each volume has the bookplate of Robert Hoe and has been bound by the Club Bindery in full green morocco (spines a little browned); top edges gilt; gilt rules on the boards; raised bands; gilt spine decorations. There are half-titles in volumes II and III; volume I was not issued with one. A near fine set. Bookseller Inventory # 31709

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COOPER, James Fenimore.

Published by New York: R. F. Fenno & Company, 1900 (1900)

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Item Description: New York: R. F. Fenno & Company, 1900, 1900. 32 volumes, octavo. Finely bound in recent brown half morocco, spines gilt in compartments, orange and dark brown labels, brown cloth sides, raised bands, top edges gilt, others trimmed. Ownership ink stamps to front fly-leafs of some volumes. Excellent condition. Frontispieces. A very handsomely bound set of the works of James Fenimore Cooper. Bookseller Inventory # 68432

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James Fenimore Cooper

Published by H.C. Carey & I. Lea (1826)

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Item Description: H.C. Carey & I. Lea, 1826. Hard Back. Book Condition: Good-. 1st Edition. brown 1/2 leather & marble covered boards Bagged for protection. Good-. rub-through corners, fray spine ends, corner bumps, chips to covers at spine, chips to edges, Paste-on spine title, hinge split front/rear interior, store sticker inside front cover, pencil writing & date (1828) on fly page, foxing interior, Volume II Line 5 of copyright states "a Book" also 3 end blanks are missing. VOLUME 2 ONLY. Once Read Books, cover scan available - just ask, OnceReadBooks com Orders shipped via USPS. Bookseller Inventory # 301415

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COOPER, JAMES FENIMORE.

Published by John Miller, London (1826)

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Item Description: John Miller, London, 1826. "First English edition published approximately 1 month later than the Philadelphia edition of the same year; 3 vols., 12mo, bound without the half-titles in contemporary half polished tan calf over marbled boards, gilt spines, morocco labels; joints cracked, some rubbing, small piece chipped away from the bottom of vol. II; decent copy in a contemporary binding, completely unrestored. Grolier, American 100, #34 (for the Philadelphia edition): "The second and most famous of the Leatherstocking Tales, and the first in which the scout Natty Bumpo was made the symbol of all that was wise, heroic and romantic " BAL 3833; Spiller & Blackburn, p. 44.". Bookseller Inventory # 20094

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COOPER, James Fenimore |

Published by London: John Miller, 1826. (1826)

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Item Description: London: John Miller, 1826., 1826. First English EditionWith Half-Titles Present[COOPER, James Fenimore]. The Last of the Mohicans; A Narrative of 1757. By the Author of "The Spy," "The Pioneers." &c. &c. In Three Volumes. London: John Miller, 1826. First English edition, complete with half-titles in volumes 2 and 3, as issued. Three octavo volumes (6 7/8 x 4 in; 175 x 101 mm). xi, [1], 287, [1]; [4], 276; [4], 295, [1] pp.Contemporary half dark green calf, over marbled boards. Gilt decorated and ornamented spine. Red morocco spine labels. An excellent copy. Housed in a custom-made half green morocco, fleece lined clamshell case."This is the. most famous of the Leatherstocking Tales, and the first in which the scout Natty Bumppo was made the symbol of all that was wise, heroic and romantic in the lives and characters of the white men who made the American wilderness their home. This novel glorified for many generations of readers, in England, France, Russia, and at home, some aspects of American life that were unique to our cultural history" (Grolier 100 Influential American Books, 34)."The writing of The Last of the Mohicans occupied Cooper during most of 1825. He was then living in New York City and enjoying the success inaugurated by The Spy (1821), reinforced by the reception of The Pioneers and The Pilot (1824). Because his publisher (Charles Wiley) was ill and on the verge of bankruptcy, Cooper made overtures to the Philadelphia firm of Carey & Lea, and in January 1826, following Wiley's death, agreed to their proposal to issue a first edition of 5,000 copies and to pay him $5,000."The first English edition of 1250 copies, set from advance sheets forwarded to London as came off the press in Philadelphia, was published by John Miller on March 18" [1826] (Blake Nevins, editor. Leatherstocking Tales, Notes on the Texts. Library of America edition, p. 1334).BAL 3833. Johnson, High Spots of American Literature, pp. 24-25; Spiller & Blackburn 7. Bookseller Inventory # 02130

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COOPER, James Fenimore]

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Item Description: John Miller, London, 1826. Hardcover. First British Edition. Published about a month after the Philadelphia edition of the same year. Three duodecimo (4-1/2" x 7-1/2") volumes bound in recent 3/4 reddish-brown morocco with five raised bands, gilt lettering on the spine, marbled endpapers, top edge trimmed; [12], 287; [2], 276; [2], 295 pages. With the half titles present in the second and third volumes, as issued and usually found lacking. BAL 3833; Grolier One Hundred Influential American Books, 34: "This is the . most famous of the Leatherstocking Tales, and the first in which the scout Natty Bumppo was made the symbol of all that was wise, heroic and romantic in the lives and characters of the white men who made the American wilderness their home. This novel glorified for many generations of readers, in England, France, Russia, and at home, some aspects of American life that were unique to our cultural history"; Johnson: High Spots of American Literature, pp. 24-25; Spiller & Blackburn 7. Fine, fresh copy, complete but for the blank endpapers, in a Fine, handsome binding. Bookseller Inventory # 016419

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Cooper, James Fenimore

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Item Description: ICON Group International, Inc. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Good. 0497899639 Used book, in good condition |No supplements | Normal wear to cover and spine | Page markings | Inventory sticker present | Satisfaction guaranteed!. Bookseller Inventory # 0497899639

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COOPER, James Fenimore.]

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Item Description: John Miller., 1826. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Hardbacks. Three volumes. Bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, with red and green label to the spines, gilt decorated hubs, and with blind decoration to the panels. First London edition. Lacks half-titles; front inner joint of volume one just starting to crack; else an excellent, clean set. Bookseller Inventory # 8821

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Cooper, James Fenimore]

Published by Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1841 (1841)

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Item Description: Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1841, 1841. The last of Cooper's "Leatherstocking Tales" of Natty Bumpo in the American wilderness, although it is the first in terms of sequence - Natty Bumpo is here depicted as a young man. A very desirable copy of this classic of American fiction First edition. 2 vols., 12mo. . Bound in blue morocco by Bennett, N.Y. Fine. BAL 3895; Spiller and Blackburn 32; Wright I 601. Bookseller Inventory # 37246

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Item Description: Lea & Blanchard, Philadelphia, 1848. Hardcover. Early reprint of the first collected edition. Five volumes. Publisher's uniform brown cloth stamped in blind and titled in gilt. Each title is two volumes in one. Three volumes have the ownership signature of Thos. Sackett dated in 1848 (including one of the 1849 volumes), corners bumped and worn, some erosion to the cloth on the spine with minor loss at the spine ends, considerable foxing, but a handsome, about very good set, and very uncommon. *OCLC* locates three different printings of sets of The Leatherstocking Tales published before 1850, all by this publisher, and each set in five volumes: 1843, 1846, 1849. Each set is held in only one location (all three at the American Antiquarian Society). At any rate a scarce early collected set. Bookseller Inventory # 340833

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Cooper, James Fenimore]

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Item Description: John Miller, London, 1826. First UK Edition. 180mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). 237pp; 276pp; 295pp. A lovely first English edition of Cooper's classic work in original binding. G : in good condition without dust jackets. Boards rubbed. Leather scuffed along spines and corners with some wear. Inner hinges starting. Ink inscription to feps. Some foxing to end pages of volume II Half-leather cover on marbled boards. Bookseller Inventory # j7264

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Cooper, James Fenimore)

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Item Description: John Miller, London, 1826. Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 4 1/2" x 7 1/8". **LIMITED TIME ONLY! 40% OFF ALL ANTIQUARIAN SHOP INVENTORY! (DISCOUNT ALREADY APPLIED TO PRICE SHOWN)** First British Edition, same year as the first American edition. Handsomely bound in 3/4 tan calf feathered boards. 5 raised bands with gilt, a red leather label and a black leather label, with gilt lettering, all edges speckled edges. Housed in a brown bloth slipcase, lined in felt. Vol. I, 293 pp.; Vol. II, 237 pp.; Vol. III, 276 pp. Some rubbing on the boards, and some scattered foxing. Lacking the half titles. With the bookplates of the renouned bibliophiles, the Lindsay family ( Bibliotheca Lindesiana) The character of Natty Bumppo (aka Hawkeye) personifies the rugged individualism and pioneer spirit that have become important elements in the American Myths. Fictional Americana, but Americana, for sure. 12mo. Bookseller Inventory # co.1828

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COOPER (James Fenimore)

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Item Description: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1919. N.C. Wyeth (illustrator). Illustrated by N.C. Wyeth with nine full-page colour illustrations. 4to. Newly bound by Bayntun-Riviere in full scarlet morocco, the covers with a decorative border, an emblematic block of a Native American on the cover, the spine lettered in gilt with emblematic centre tools, hand-marbled endleaves, gilt edges. Original illustrated endleaves bound in at the front. Bookseller Inventory # 3462

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ISBN 10: 0140624317 ISBN 13: 9780140624311

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Item Description: Book Condition: Very_Good. The Last of the Mohicans. Bookseller Inventory # Grb2012483

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Item Description: Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.The last of the Mohicans [grid this] on behalf of Friends of the sale. hardcover. cloth ridge. 87 January edition print 800 collections. nearly 95 product. Free Shipping hangingFour Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back. Bookseller Inventory # AL073552

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Cooper, James Fenimore

Published by Alyn and Bacon 1927/45 (1927)

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Item Description: Alyn and Bacon 1927/45, 1927. Hardcover. Hardback Classic Classical Reprint Name and age; 56211. Bookseller Inventory # 56211

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James Fenimore Cooper

Published by H. C. Carey & I. Lea (1826)

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Item Description: H. C. Carey & I. Lea, 1826. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. First edition of volume two only in 1/4 leather and marbled boards.Spine with gilt lined compartments and title with gilt number 2. Also has three blind stamped decorations.The fifth line of the copyright page reads "a Book." Leather in very good shape with minimal wear, hinges are strong and text block is tight, except for page 281-82, which is detached but present. Pages 283-89 are attached but loose. Intermittent light to moderate foxing. Previous owners signature on ffep (Margery Y Jewell) and earlier signatures on title page (Margery F Jones, Mariannie ? Jones). Purchased a box of books about 10 years ago from a picker, who said he couldn't recall where he got the books. I believe the books came from the Groton, Pepperell area of Massachusetts. Bookseller Inventory # 000004

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COOPER, James Fenimore [BROCK, H.M.] [MORRIS, M.].

Published by London: MacMillan and Co., Ltd., 1900-1902, (1900)

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Item Description: London: MacMillan and Co., Ltd., 1900-1902, 1900. 5 volumes; 8vo. Contemporary red half calf with raised bands, gilt titles and gilt to spines, pink cloth boards, top edges gilt, marbled end papers. Abundantly illustrated with line drawing black and white full page plates. Spines evenly sunfaded with some marking; fingermarks to a couple of boards; foxing to end papers only. The volumes are sound, internally clean. A superb set containing 4 titles in First Edition Thus. Bookseller Inventory # 32823

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COOPER, James Fennimore. BROCK, H.M. and C.E. (illustrate).

Published by Macmillan, London. 1900-1 (1900)

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Item Description: Macmillan, London. 1900-1, 1900. First edition with these illustrations. Octavo. Five volumes: pp viii, 522; xxviii, 398; viii, 463; viii, 455; viii, 437. Period binding by Rivière of half red calf with raised bands, cloth sides, gilt decorated spines, marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt.Spines a little scuffed. Some light spotting to edges and prelims. Covers slightly rubbed in places. A very good set. Bookseller Inventory # COOPERJA019346

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COOPER, James Fenimore (1789-1851)

Published by Printed for W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, Stationers-Hall Court, London (1828)

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Item Description: Printed for W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, Stationers-Hall Court, London, 1828. Half-Calf. Book Condition: Near Fine+. "Second Edition. In Three Volumes." 16mo: xi,[1],287,[1]; [2],276; [2],295,[1]pp. Half calf and marbled boards, spines in five compartments (each with central cartouche in blind), gilt rules, black morocco lettering pieces gilt, edges marbled. Provenance, small book label on each front paste down of "Thomas Digby Legard, Ganton," seventh (1762-1830) or eighth (1803-1860) baronet of Ganton, whose progenitor, John Legard, for whom the baronetcy was created in 1660, fought as a Royalist in the Civil War and sat as Member of Parliament for Scarborough after the Restoration. An excellent set, bindings square, tight and bright, title pages foxed with very light sporadic foxing thereafter, in custom-made folding half morocco case stamped in gilt. Not in Spiller & Blackburn. OCLC: 8506345, citing only two copies worldwide (American Antiquarian Society and Univ. of Tulsa). Second British Edition of Cooper's masterpiece. "The second and most famous of the [five] Leatherstocking Tales, and the first in which the scout Natty Bumpo was made the symbol of all that was wise, heroic and romantic." Grolier American 100, 34) "Set in 1757, during the French and Indian wars, The Last of the Mohicans established Natty Bumppo (called "Hawkeye" in this novel) as one of the immortal figures of American literature and indeed of the American imagination. Like the magnificent landscape of forests and waterfalls in which he moves, Natty is here restored to the full vigor of an earlier period of life. With his role as frontier scout and his hunting outfit which combines white and native elements, he appears to inhabit a liminal space between the culture of his origin and the world of his friends, the native warriors Chingachgook and his son Uncas, the last Mohican of the title." (The Literary Encyclopedia) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # BB1127

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Cooper, J. Fenimore

Published by Carey, Lea & Blanchard (1835)

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Item Description: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1835. Hardcover. Book Condition: VG-. 3rd Edition. 16 mo. Two volumes. Handsome full leather with gilt titling on spine ("Cooper's Novels. Mohicans IX and Mohicans X" - a very early rebinding). Owner name in quill ink on inside cover of each volume. Hinges fully intact though somewhat weakened. Very minor ins 262 p; 260 p. Bookseller Inventory # 399

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J Fenimore Cooper

Published by Colburn and Bentley, UK (1831)

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Item Description: Colburn and Bentley, UK, 1831. Three-Quarter Leather. Book Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. First Edition Thus. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 1st Edition This 1831. First revised and first corrected, with a new introduction by Cooper himself. Frontispiece and vignette illustration. A lovely three quarter leather bound book with gilt work and raised bands. Hand marbled boards. Book is near fine and very bright. Contents very good. Light foxing to title pages. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON IUMAGE TO ENLARGE. Digital images available upon request. Ref 6410. Bookseller Inventory # 008952

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