The Pioneers: or, The Sources of the Susquehana. Arranged for Youth with Illustrations

By: Cooper, James Fenimore

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Pictorial brick red cloth boards with gilt titles. Boards have beveled edges. Boards are rubbed with heavy edge wear. Corners turned in and beginning to wear through. Split near tail of spine along bottom edge of lowest title block containing publisher. Front and rear internal hinges have been neatly and securely repaired with Japanese tissue. Short closed tear at bottom spine corner of title page. Pages lightly toned from age. Binding sound. 192 pages. Frontis illustration in color. Black and white illustrations throughout. 6.25 x 8.5 inches. The Pioneers was the first novel of James Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales series, featuring the character Natty Bumppo, a resourceful white American living in the woods. The story focuses on the evolution of the wilderness into a civilized European-American community. The story takes place in the town of ?empleton, which is said to be modeled after Cooperstown, New York, founded by Cooper's father after the Revolutionary War.

Title: The Pioneers: or, The Sources of the Susquehana. Arranged for Youth with Illustrations

Author Name: Cooper, James Fenimore

Categories: Beautiful Bindings,

Publisher: London, George Routeledge: 1890

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 000812

Keywords: AMERICAN LITERATURE PIONEER FICTION AMERICA LEATHERSTOCKING TALES NATTY BUMPPO AMERICANA