The pioneers, or the sources of the Susquehanna; a descriptive tale. J. F. Cooper.
The pioneers, or the sources of the Susquehanna; a descriptive tale

The pioneers, or the sources of the Susquehanna; a descriptive tale

New York: Charles Wiley, 1823. First edition, 12mo, 2 volumes, pp. [5], viii-xi, [1], 275, [1]; 329, [3]; second state of vol. 1 and first of vol. 2 per BAL; original tan paper boards, paper labels on spine; boards starting on vol. 1, upper board loose on vol. 2 and texblock split but holding, untrimmed, one leaf with a large closed tear and two conjoined leaves loose, foxed, fair, but rare to find in original boards. A prequel to Cooper's novel The Last of the Mohicans, The Pioneers is the first of five novels in Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales. The story takes place in the fictional pioneer town of Templeton, NY, and encompasses themes of naturalism, societal expansion, and the displacement of Native Americans. Wright I 671. American Imprints 12254. BAL 3829, with all points for second state of vol. 1, all points for first state of vol. 2. Item #58727

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