Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1841. First edition. Chingachgook & Deerslayer. The last of Cooper's "Leatherstocking Tales" of Natty Bumpo in the American wilderness to be published, although it is the first in the sequence. Set on Ostego Lake in upstate New York, Natty Bumpo is depicted as a young man..... Read More about The Deerslayer: or, The First War-Path. A Tale. By the Author of "The Last of the Mohicans"