COOPER, JAMES FENIMORE. 1789-1851.
The Deerslayer: Or, the First War-Path. A Tale. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1841.
2 volumes. 8vo (182 x 109 mm). 7, viii-[xii], 13-267; -282 pp. Original dark green cloth with printed paper spine labels. Isolated faint foxing, some light rubbing to cloth and light wear to extremities, rubbing and minor chipping to spine labels, faint ring mark to front board of vol 2.
Provenance: S.B.G. Rogers (period gift inscription); Charles Walker Andrews (bookplates).
FIRST AMERICAN EDITION IN AN UNRECORDED BINDING. The priority of the American or English edition is, ultimately, indeterminate (discussed at length in BAL). The present binding is not recorded in either BAL or Spiller & Blackburn. BAL 3895; Spiller & Blackburn 32.