1841. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1841.
2 vols., xi, 267 pp., 282 pp. Original purple muslin boards, printed paper labels on the spine. Front joint of first volume coming undone, first free endpaper missing from first volume. Binding rubbed, corners a bit frayed. First volume has small section of front paste-down torn out, some foxing and damp stains most prevalent on first pages and paste-down. Volume two is internally bright; good set.
§ First Edition. The Deerslayer is the first in Cooper’s Leatherstocking Tales, but the last of the five to be published. An American classic by the author of The Last of the Mohicans. Sabin 16430. Item #106372