Item #321416 The Water-Witch or The Skimmer of the Seas. James Fenimore Cooper.
The Water-Witch or The Skimmer of the Seas
The Water-Witch or The Skimmer of the Seas
The Water-Witch or The Skimmer of the Seas

The Water-Witch or The Skimmer of the Seas.

Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1831.

First American edition. [4], 256; 251, [1, blank]pp. 4-pp. publisher's ads dated Sept. 1831 preceding the vol. 1 title. 2 vols. 12mo. Publisher's boards, spines perished with only a small remnant of the vol. 2 spine with lettering. A2 in vol. 1 torn and stitched together at an early date BAL 3847. Item #321416

The Water Witch was written in Naples and was first printed in Dresden in September 1830, a month before the English edition, and prior to the American edition. BAL records examples of the first Amerian editionwith and without the ads preceding the title in vol. 1, and with ads of varying dates from November 1830 to September 1831 (as here).

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