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THE PRAIRIE by J. Fenimore Cooper (circa 1900)

THE PRAIRIE by J. Fenimore Cooper (circa 1900)


The Prairie: A Tale. J. Fenimore Cooper, Hurst & Company, New York.


The Prairie: A Tale is a novel by James Fenimore Cooper, the third novel written by him featuring Natty Bumppo. His fictitious frontier hero Bumppo is never called by his name, but is instead referred to as "the trapper" or "the old man."

Light brown cover with orange, gray & black cover & spine art. Nice illustration to front with just mild wear and moderate light color fading at rear board. Secure binding with a light gutter binding exposure at inside front hinge. Clean pages with owner name/1913 date at front endpaper and a very light surface crease to front pastedown. About 7-1/2 x 5 with 483 pp. Scarce edition.


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