Your credit card will not be charged until books are shipped. Within United Kingdom About this Item: Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, 1989. Fair with no dust jacket. A faultless arbiter of wilderness justice, he hates middle-class hypocrisy. More talkative than ever before, he reveals new mental and moral traits. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
Mabel refuses his offer of marriage because she loves his friend, Jasper Western under suspicion of being a traitor , in large part because of his fluency in French. Very Good Hardcover with Very Good slipcase. His second book, The Spy 1821 , was an immediate success, and with The Pioneers 1823 he began his series of Leatherstocking Tales. James Fenimore Cooper 1789-1851 grew up at Otsego Hall, his father's manorial estate near Lake Otsego in upstate New York. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition.
As a boy of seventeen he had sailed before the mast on a merchantman bound from New York to London and then to Spain. Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. In terms of the chronological narrative, The Pathfinder is third in the series. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Tan to the page edges. Cooper drew on his direct knowledge of ships and sailors to present a truer picture of life on the sea than had ever before achieved in literature.
Within United Kingdom About this Item: Oxford Paperbacks, 1992. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. From 1826 to 1833 Cooper and his family lived and traveled in France, Switzerland, Italy, and Germany. Acclaimed throughout the world when first published - Balzac praised Cooper's 'magic prose', and the great Russian critic V. In The Pilot 1824 and The Red Rover 1828 , James Fenimore Cooper invented a new literary genre: the sea novel. The text of this book was approved by the Center for Scholarly Editions of the Modern Language Association and published in hardcover by the State University of New York Press.
At thirty he was suddenly plunged into a literary career when his wife challenged his claim that he could write a better book that the English novel he was reading to her. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. Bookseller: , Washington, United States New York: The Library of America, 1991. We have hundreds of other titles in this series for sale. Two of his most successful works, The Prairie and The Red Rover, were published in 1827. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day.
Bookseller: , North Carolina, United States. In The Pathfinder Cooper undertook the â hazardous experimentâ of resurrecting one of his most popular characters, for he had killed off Bumppo in his previous incarnation, the Trapper, in The Prairie 1827. Remainder mark on bottom page edge. With the same touch of realism which had kept Uncas and Cora apart in , Cooper separates these lovers, and sends Natty's romantic interest to the arms of a younger suitor, restoring the hero to his home in the wilderness. A few sm very lt stains on closed page edges.
A certain soft amiability about her turns for a time all the thoughts of the scout to the world of domestic affections. This book has hardback covers. . Bookseller: , Illinois, United States Library of America, 1991-08-01. Natty, in this novel commonly called the Pathfinder, keeps in a hardy middle age his simple and honest nature, which is severely tested by his love for a nineteen year old young woman.
Full refund if not satisfied. Light soiling and shelfwear to slipcase. Now, with exactly one hundred volumes to choose from, there is a perfect gift for everyone. This, the fourth of Cooper's celebrated Leatherstocking Tales, continues the adventures of Natty Bumppo, noble woodsman, champion of the Indians, and hero of the American frontier. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams.
His second book, The Spy 1821 , was an immediate success, and with The Pioneers 1823 he began his series of Leatherstocking Tales. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. A very nice copy over all. He returned to Otsego Hall in 1834, and after a series of relatively unsuccessful books of essays, travel sketches, and history, he returned to fiction — and to Leatherstocking — with The Pathfinder 1840 and The Deerslayer 1841. In the Pathfinder Cooper undertook the hazardous experiment of resurrecting one of his most popular characters, for he had killed off Bumppo in his previous incarnation, the Trapper, in the Prairie 1827. This book is in good condition but will show signs of previous ownership. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square; boards and text also very good.
Educated at Yale, he spent five years at sea, as a foremast hand and then as a midshipman in the navy. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Green cloth covered book in excellent condition. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. The shadowy hero, modeled on Jones, leads a squadron of the infant American navy in a series of raids on the English coast, braving fierce storms and the guns of hostile warships, yet never revealing his identity. Vigorous, self-reliant, amazingly resourceful, and moral, Natty Bumppo is the prototype of the Western hero. This Library of America series edition is printed on acid-free paper and features Smyth-sewn binding, a full cloth cover, and a ribbon marker.