FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE IN ORIGINAL BOARDS of Cooper'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 #
Title: The Last of the Mohicans; A Narrative of ...
Publisher: H.C. Carey & I. Lea
Publication Date: 1826
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition.
Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2011. Book Condition: Fair. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP75068093
Book Description Harper & Row, 1965. Paperback. Book Condition: Average. Second-hand with shelf wear and creasing to cover. Reading content is fine. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 104236-1
Book Description Book-of-the-month Club, 1993. Book Condition: Good. Book shows minor use. Cover and Binding have minimal wear and the pages have only minimal creases. Bookseller Inventory # G156987090XI3N00
Book Description Penguin Books, 1992, 1992. Penguin Books, 1992, film and TV tie-in edition, reprint. Paperback, sm8vo, 427pp. Covers slightly rubbed. A good copy. 0140157409. Bookseller Inventory # 299701
Book Description The New American Library - a Signet Classic, reprint, 1962. 430p, small format, a VERY-LOW-POSTAGE paperback*, VG+ (*Please ignore the default postal figure and note that POSTAGE AND PACKING on this book will be VERY LOW.). Bookseller Inventory # 85402
Book Description The Spencer Press, 1936. Book Condition: Good. Not Stated. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP28272374
Book Description The Spencer Press, 1936. Book Condition: Good. Not Stated. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP71072389
Book Description Fountain Press c1949, 1949. Book Condition: Fair. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP91321571
Book Description The World Publishing Company. Book Condition: Fair. Book Very Good. No Dust Jacket. Bookseller Inventory # E07A-xxg0796
Book Description Published by Richard Edward King, Ltd., 106, 108, 110 Tabernacle Street, London circa edition not stated. 1880., 1880. Hard back binding in publisher's original russet cloth covers, silver lettering to spine and upper panel. 8vo 8" x 5½" 443 pp. Reading condition with cheap paper browning, hinges cracked, corners and spine tips turned-in. Member of the P.B.F.A. NINETEENTH CENTURY. Bookseller Inventory # 16530