Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Pages and Pictures from the Writings of James Fenimore Cooper. James Fenimore Cooper, Susan Fenimore Cooper, notes.
Pages and Pictures from the Writings of James Fenimore Cooper
Pages and Pictures from the Writings of James Fenimore Cooper
Pages and Pictures from the Writings of James Fenimore Cooper
Pages and Pictures from the Writings of James Fenimore Cooper
Pages and Pictures from the Writings of James Fenimore Cooper

Pages and Pictures from the Writings of James Fenimore Cooper

New York: W. A. Townsend and Company, 1861. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. (2) 400pp. 40 plates. Original brown leather with blind-stamped decorative ruling an tooling, and gilt lettering on cover and spine. Raised bands. Gilt edges. Marbled endpapers. Frontispiece engraving. Half-title engraving. Decorative and historiated head and end pieces. Seven woodcuts by N. Orr & Co., J. Cox, and J. H. Richardson. "The writings of Mr. Fenimore Cooper... flow from a fountain more copious than any other opened, until now, on the same soil; it is believed that no author this side of the Atlantic has written so fully. A long succession of works possessing merit in themselves, reaching to so large a number, and covering, in their composition, so long a period of time, must always possess a degree of importance which cannot belong to ant isolated book. Each work, in a series of this nature, appears not only in its individual character, but also as a member of a group;..." (S.F.C.) Illustrated with forty engravings, with tissue guards, by W. E. Marshall, R. Hinshelwood, J. D. Smillie, J. McGoffin, L. Delnoce, J.. Duthie, J. Mc Goffin, and many others. Binding with some scuffing along edges and one inch closed tear at top of front joint. Block slightly age-toned. Binding in overall good, interior in very good condition. g to vg. Item #45929

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