THE PATHFINDER; OR, THE INLAND SEA...
[COOPER, James Fenimore]
Price: 1,200.00 USD
Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1840. First issue without the copyright notice in the first volume. Two volumes bound in modern 1/2 smooth brown calf with contrasting leather spine lables and green cloth boards. Spine with gilt lettering and rules. BAL 3892; Spiller & Blackburn 30. In this third of Cooper's five Leatherstocking Tales, set during the French and Indian War, the narrator describes how he surrenders the girl he loves to a more successful suitor. First American Edition. Bound without original endpapers and blanks. Light, even foxing throughout with an occasional small stain. Early and unidentified owner name at the top of each title page. Near Fine, nicely bound.