February 18, 2021 10:00 EST

Books & Manuscripts

 
  Lot 76
 

76

[Literature] Cooper, James Fenimore
Group of 5 First Editions

1. The Pioneers, or the Sources of the Susquehanna; a Descriptive Tale London: John Murray, 1823. In three volumes. First English edition. 12mo. Three-quarter blue morocco, stamped in gilt, light wear to spine ends; top edge gilt, other edges trimmed; marbled endpapers; old ownership signature and ink stamp on half-title in first volume; scattered minor spotting to text. BAL 3829 2. The Last of the Mohicans; a Narrative of 1757 London: John Miller, 1826. In three volumes. First English edition. 12mo. Bound as above. BAL 3833 3. The Prairie, a Tale London: Henry Colburn, 1827. In three volumes. First English edition. 8vo. Bound as above; scattered minor spotting to text. BAL 3834 4. The Pathfinder; or, the Inland Sea London: Richard Bentley, 1840. In three volumes. First English edition. 8vo. Bound as above; front board of second volume affected by damp. BAL 3891 5. The Deerslayer: a Tale London: Richard Bentley, 1841. In three volumes. First English edition. 8vo. Bound as above; ownership signature at head of title-page; scattered minor spotting to text. BAL 3895.

Sold for $3,024
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1. The Pioneers, or the Sources of the Susquehanna; a Descriptive Tale London: John Murray, 1823. In three volumes. First English edition. 12mo. Three-quarter blue morocco, stamped in gilt, light wear to spine ends; top edge gilt, other edges trimmed; marbled endpapers; old ownership signature and ink stamp on half-title in first volume; scattered minor spotting to text. BAL 3829 2. The Last of the Mohicans; a Narrative of 1757 London: John Miller, 1826. In three volumes. First English edition. 12mo. Bound as above. BAL 3833 3. The Prairie, a Tale London: Henry Colburn, 1827. In three volumes. First English edition. 8vo. Bound as above; scattered minor spotting to text. BAL 3834 4. The Pathfinder; or, the Inland Sea London: Richard Bentley, 1840. In three volumes. First English edition. 8vo. Bound as above; front board of second volume affected by damp. BAL 3891 5. The Deerslayer: a Tale London: Richard Bentley, 1841. In three volumes. First English edition. 8vo. Bound as above; ownership signature at head of title-page; scattered minor spotting to text. BAL 3895.

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