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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 426

    COOPER, James Fenimore. The History of the Navy of the United States of America. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1839.

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    COOPER, James Fenimore. The History of the Navy of the United States of America. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1839.

    2 volumes, 8o (223 x 136 mm). One engraved map and one plan as frontispieces (some spots). (Some spotting, occasionally heavy, the first few gatherings of volume one damaged by corrosive ink in the top corner.) Original brown pebble-grain cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine (scuffed at the extremities, some damage to one corner); modern quarter red morocco gilt slipcase. Provenance: Edward Davis (signatures).

    FIRST EDITION. BAL 3888; Howes C-748; Sabin 16442; Spiller and Blackburn 29. (2)


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