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James Fenimore Cooper
1846 ~ RAVENSNEST ~ REDSKINS ~ A RARE FIRST EDITION BY JAMES FENIMORE COOPER
London: Richard Bentley, 1846. Contemporary half-green morocco, marbled boards, and matching marbled edges, slightly rubbed to head of spine and to foot, slightly rubbed to boards, slightly rubbed to corners, original green endpapers present and intact, bookplate to front pastedowns, internally a very clean example with all pages intact. In sum a used, but nice example in contemporary condition. A RARE FIRST EDITION BY FENIMORE COOPER COOPER, James Fenimore Ravensnest; or the Redskins. By the Author of The Pilot, The Pathfinder, Deerslayer, Two Admirals, &c. In three volumes. London; Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, 1846. First edition. 8vo. Three volumes. Vol 1: xv, [i], [14]-316. Vol 2: [ii] [1]-299 (1). Vol 3: [ii] [1]-293. Contemporary green half morocco, marbled boards, edges marbled, spines gilt, spines and boards slightly rubbed, silk tie present to all three volumes. Collated complete and correct, with no annotations to pages. Bookplate of Edward Ackroyd to each volume. Clean examples of the true first edition of this work. Please note that the title was changed slightly for the American edition to; The Redskins, or, Indian and Injin. The author writes: 'This book closes the series of the Littlepage Manuscripts, which have been given to the world, as containing a fair account of the comparative sacrifices of time, money and labour, made respectively by the landlord and the tenants, on a New York estate; together with the manner in which usages and opinions are changing among us, as well as certain of the reasons of these changes'. (Preface). James Fenimore Co … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Celsus Books (557anne55) [London, United Kingdom]
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