Item #88441 The Chainbearer or the Little Manuscripts. James Fenimore Cooper.
The Chainbearer or the Little Manuscripts
The Chainbearer or the Little Manuscripts
The Chainbearer or the Little Manuscripts
The Chainbearer or the Little Manuscripts

The Chainbearer or the Little Manuscripts

Edition: First Edition
Book Condition: Collectible - Very Good
Publisher: Richard Bently, 1845.
Binding: Hardcover

First Edition, First Printing (Date of 1845 on title pages). Published by Richard Bentley, 1845. The Chainbearer or The Little Manuscripts by James Fenimore Cooper. 3 Volumes. Octavos. True first edition which preceded the US Edition. Bound in brown three-quarter morocco leather over maroon cloth boards with marbled stained page ends and brown endpapers. Black and red spine labels stamped in gold with gilt spine decoration. Small contemporary bookbinder label on each pastedown (from W. Gotelee of Oakingham). Books are very good; clean with no writing, names or ownership markings. Spines straight and corners sharp. Binding tight and pages crisp. A lovely set of this increasingly scarce Cooper title. The second part of a trilogy of American westward expansion that began with Satanstoe and ended with The Redskins . Very few copies extant. Books have been placed in custom acetate protectors. 906 total pages.

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Item #88441

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