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The Water-Witch
Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1831 Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1831. First Edition. BAL 3847, without catalog and with "mnch" for "much" on page 3, line 1, of volume two. Two volumes in one. 7"x4.25"; v1 256 pp., v2 251 pp. Half calf with marbled boards, black morocco spine label. Boards scuffed, bumped, spine leather somewhat sunned. Light foxing throughout, inked names at top of title page of volume two. Just a bit short Very Good by accurate standards, but it faces up substantially better. Handsome. First American edition of James Fenimore Cooper's tale of Tom Tiller, the bold and kind smuggler, a sympatico outlaw who represented an America ideal of the time - bucking the system against the commerce-controlling British. Scarce state. As always, please feel free to ask questions or request additional scans. L8
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