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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 416

    COOPER, James Fenimore. Sketches of Switzerland. By an American. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1836.

    Price Realised  

    COOPER, James Fenimore. Sketches of Switzerland. By an American. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1836.

    2 volumes, 12o (186 x 112 mm). (Some occasional spotting.) Original purple muslin, printed paper labels on the spines (spines a bit faded, labels slightly chipped, inner hinge of volume two broken); modern quarter red morocco gilt slipcase. Provenance: William Cooper (inscription each title-page).

    FIRST EDITION. A family association copy. BAL 3871; Spiller and Blackburn 20.

    [With:]

    COOPER, James Fenimore. Sketches of Switzerland. By an American. Part Second. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1836.

    2 volumes, 12o (186 x 113 mm). (Some spotting.) Original purple muslin, printed paper labels on the spines (spines a bit faded, labels slightly chipped); modern quarter red morocco gilt slipcase. Provenance: Susan Augusta Fenimore Cooper (signature); William Cooper (inscription on each title-page).

    FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Signed by the author's daughter "S. Cooper" on the front free endpaper of volume one. Preceded by the London edition published as A Residence in France . . . BAL 3874.
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