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James Fenimore Cooper LE DERNIER DES MOHICANS 1846
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James Fenimore Cooper LE DERNIER DES MOHICANS 1846 Decorative Binding Last of the Mohicans Translated by Auguste Jean-Baptiste Defauconpret French Text American Author Leatherstocking Tales Wilderness Native Americans Historical Fiction Literature Natty Bumppo Uncas

Title: Le Dernier des Mohicans
Author: James Fenimore Cooper - James Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the early 19th century. He is best remembered as a novelist who wrote numerous sea-stories and the historical novels known as the "Leatherstocking Tales," featuring frontiersman Natty Bumppo. Among his most famous works is the Romantic novel "The Last of the Mohicans," often regarded as his masterpiece.
Translator: Auguste Jean-Baptiste Defauconpret - Auguste Jean-Baptiste Defauconpret was a French man of letters. Initially a lawyer, Defauconpret relocated to England where he wrote some now forgotten novels. However, he became well known for his translations into French of English-language novels, particularly those of Walter Scott and James Fenimore Cooper, although he modified the text of The Last of the Mohicans to be more favorable to the French.
Publisher: Furne et Cie, Charles Gosselin
City: Paris
Year: 1846
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 415 pages
Width: 5.5" Height: 8.5"
Book Details: Decoratively bound in green marbled paper with green leather and gilt lettering, this antique volume is enhanced with a decorative title page and two tissue-guarded illustrated plates. This is a French translation of James Feminore Cooper’s Last of the Mohicans, the fifth volume in the Works of J. F. Cooper.

The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 is a historical novel written by James Fenimore Cooper in 1826.

It is the second book of the Leatherstocking Tales pentalogy and the best known to contemporary audiences. The Pathfinder, published 14 years later in 1840, is its sequel. The Last of the Mohicans is set in 1757, during the French and Indian War (the Seven Years' War), when France and Great Britain battled for control of North America. During this war, both the French and the British used Native American allies, but the French were particularly dependent, as they were outnumbered in the Northeast frontier areas by British colonists.

The novel is set primarily in the upper New York wilderness, detailing the transport of the two daughters of Colonel Munro, Alice and Cora, to a safe destination at Fort William Henry. Among the caravan guarding the women are the frontiersman Natty Bumppo, Major Duncan Heyward, and the Indians Chingachgook and Uncas, the latter of whom is the novel's title character. These characters are sometimes seen as a microcosm of the budding American society, particularly with regard to their racial composition.

The novel has been one of the most popular English-language novels since its publication and is frequently assigned reading in American literature courses. It has been adapted numerous times and in many languages for films, TV movies and cartoons.
Condition / Notes: This handsome volume shows well, with some typical indications of age and wear, including shelfwear and rubbing, with minor loss to high points. The hinges are cracked, however the binding remains sound. Text and illustrations are clear and crisp through mild/moderate age toning/foxing.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50
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James Fenimore Cooper LE DERNIER DES MOHICANS 1846

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James Fenimore Cooper LE DERNIER DES MOHICANS 1846 Decorative Binding Last of the Mohicans Translated by Auguste Jean-Baptiste Defauconpret French Text American Author Leatherstocking Tales Wilderness Native Americans Historical Fiction Literature Natty Bumppo Uncas

Title: Le Dernier des Mohicans
Author: James Fenimore Cooper - James Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the early 19th century. He is best remembered as a novelist who wrote numerous sea-stories and the historical novels known as the "Leatherstocking Tales," featuring frontiersman Natty Bumppo. Among his most famous works is the Romantic novel "The Last of the Mohicans," often regarded as his masterpiece.
Translator: Auguste Jean-Baptiste Defauconpret - Auguste Jean-Baptiste Defauconpret was a French man of letters. Initially a lawyer, Defauconpret relocated to England where he wrote some now forgotten novels. However, he became well known for his translations into French of English-language novels, particularly those of Walter Scott and James Fenimore Cooper, although he modified the text of The Last of the Mohicans to be more favorable to the French.
Publisher: Furne et Cie, Charles Gosselin
City: Paris
Year: 1846
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 415 pages
Width: 5.5" Height: 8.5"
Book Details: Decoratively bound in green marbled paper with green leather and gilt lettering, this antique volume is enhanced with a decorative title page and two tissue-guarded illustrated plates. This is a French translation of James Feminore Cooper’s Last of the Mohicans, the fifth volume in the Works of J. F. Cooper.

The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 is a historical novel written by James Fenimore Cooper in 1826.

It is the second book of the Leatherstocking Tales pentalogy and the best known to contemporary audiences. The Pathfinder, published 14 years later in 1840, is its sequel. The Last of the Mohicans is set in 1757, during the French and Indian War (the Seven Years' War), when France and Great Britain battled for control of North America. During this war, both the French and the British used Native American allies, but the French were particularly dependent, as they were outnumbered in the Northeast frontier areas by British colonists.

The novel is set primarily in the upper New York wilderness, detailing the transport of the two daughters of Colonel Munro, Alice and Cora, to a safe destination at Fort William Henry. Among the caravan guarding the women are the frontiersman Natty Bumppo, Major Duncan Heyward, and the Indians Chingachgook and Uncas, the latter of whom is the novel's title character. These characters are sometimes seen as a microcosm of the budding American society, particularly with regard to their racial composition.

The novel has been one of the most popular English-language novels since its publication and is frequently assigned reading in American literature courses. It has been adapted numerous times and in many languages for films, TV movies and cartoons.
Condition / Notes: This handsome volume shows well, with some typical indications of age and wear, including shelfwear and rubbing, with minor loss to high points. The hinges are cracked, however the binding remains sound. Text and illustrations are clear and crisp through mild/moderate age toning/foxing.

For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50

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