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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 412

    COOPER, James Fenimore. The Heidenmauer; or, The Benedictines. The Legend of the Rhine. Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1832.

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    COOPER, James Fenimore. The Heidenmauer; or, The Benedictines. The Legend of the Rhine. Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1832.

    2 volumes, 12o (171/176 x 111/110 mm). (Some heavy spotting.) Contemporary quarter blue roan, unmatched marbled paper boards (spines a bit scuffed); modern quarter red morocco gilt slipcase. Provenance: J.W. Wellington (near contemporary presentation inscription to) Ladies' Library Association (contemporary inscriptions, later library labels).

    FIRST AMERICAN EDITION with one blank leaf at the end of each volume. Preceded by the London edition. BAL 3858; Spiller and Blackburn 16.

    [With:] COOPER, James Fenimore. Home as Found. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1838.

    2 volumes in one, 12o (174 x 109 mm). Notice to the Public at the beginning. (Some browning and spotting.) Contemporary quarter tan calf, black embossed paper boards, spine decorated and lettered in gilt (boards worn); modern quarter red morocco gilt slipcase.

    FIRST EDITION, first printing. BAL 3884; Sabin 16447; Spiller and Blackburn 28. (3)


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