The Last of the Mohicans; A Narrative of 1757

Cooper, James Fenimore

Published by H.C. Carey & I. Lea, Philadelphia, 1826
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Title: The Last of the Mohicans; A Narrative of ...

Publisher: H.C. Carey & I. Lea, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1826

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: 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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