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      Sale 2462 | Lot 88
      Estimate: $5,000 - $7,500
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      • Sale 2462 Lot 88

        [COOPER, JAMES FENIMORE.] The Last of the Mohicans; A Narrative of 1757. 2 volumes. (i)-(xii), (1)-282, blank leaf; (i-iv), (1)-289, 2 blank leaves. 12mo, first vol. in recent boards, endpapers renewed, vol. 2 retaining the original brown boards, modern rebacking, supplied paper spine labels, top edges trimmed, others uncut, second vol. with scattered soiling, extremities rubbed; contents show light to moderate foxing and browning, vol. 2 with dampstaining, William H. Groome bookplate and bookseller's label to front pastedown, and with Groome's name written on the recto and verso of the title page of the first volume and on the recto of the blank following the title page of the second volume, both dated 1826. Philadelphia: H.C. Carey & I. Lea, 1826

        Estimate $5,000 - 7,500

        first edition, volume two retaining the original boards with the following points: Volume I has pagination present on page 71, page 89 misnumbered 93, chapter XVI misnumbered XIV (p. 243), last "i" is not present in pagination on p. vii. Volume II: State A of the copyright notice ("a Book"). BAL 3833; Spiller & Blackburn 7.