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The Spy; A Tale of The Neutral Ground

£3,000.00

Product description

The Spy; A Tale of The Neutral Ground
By the author of Precaution (James Fenimore Cooper)

Published - Wiley and Halsted, New York. 1822.
Volume 1 of 2. Second edition. 251 pps

Brown calf skin covers with ornate tooled spine with gilt decorations to which the word Spy is almost visible.
Front paste down bears book plate of "John G Stower, number 161"

Frond board has come away from cover with binding partially visible but binding remains remarkably strong. The pages are yellowed and heavily foxed throughout but words still readable.
Page 251 (last page) has bottom portion missing but no wording has been lost.

Introductory dedication to James Aitchison (a New York figure).

The previous owner, (Stower), was an American politician and lawyer who sat on the Senate in the 1830s.

The book's title does not appear on the cover; nor does the author's name (James Fenimore Cooper, author of The Last of the Mohicans).

Scarce copy of this edition. It carries great value by virtue of the owner's history and its context in nineteenth century US culture.

Item details

Author(s):
Cooper, James Fenimore
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2nd
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
251
Publisher:
Wiley and Halsted
Title:
The Spy; A Tale of The Neutral Ground

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About this item

The Spy; A Tale of The Neutral Ground
By the author of Precaution (James Fenimore Cooper)

Published - Wiley and Halsted, New York. 1822.
Volume 1 of 2. Second edition. 251 pps

Brown calf skin covers with ornate tooled spine with gilt decorations to which the word Spy is almost visible.
Front paste down bears book plate of "John G Stower, number 161"

Frond board has come away from cover with binding partially visible but binding remains remarkably strong. The pages are yellowed and heavily foxed throughout but words still readable.
Page 251 (last page) has bottom portion missing but no wording has been lost.

Introductory dedication to James Aitchison (a New York figure).

The previous owner, (Stower), was an American politician and lawyer who sat on the Senate in the 1830s.

The book's title does not appear on the cover; nor does the author's name (James Fenimore Cooper, author of The Last of the Mohicans).

Scarce copy of this edition. It carries great value by virtue of the owner's history and its context in nineteenth century US culture.

Author(s):
Cooper, James Fenimore
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2nd
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
251
Publisher:
Wiley and Halsted
Title:
The Spy; A Tale of The Neutral Ground

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