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Cooper, James Fenimore (1789-1851) The Two Admirals. A Tale.

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3245T
Lot:
1069
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Cooper, James Fenimore (1789-1851) The Two Admirals. A Tale. Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1842. First American edition (published six weeks after the London first edition), two small octavo volumes, preface in volume one mispaginated (9-xii); some interior foxing, bound in original publisher's purple cloth, with publisher's paper spine labels (somewhat worn with some loss and discolored), housed in matching custom cloth chemises and half-morocco slipcases, 7 1/8 x 4 1/4 in. (2)
Estimate $200-300


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London, Philadelphia, Book arts, Book collecting, Book design, Bookbinding, Books, Fenimore, Foxing, James Fenimore Cooper, Papermaking, Publishing, Slipcase, Visual arts

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