The Ridpath Library Of Universal Literature (volume 6); A Biographical And Bibliographical Summary…

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byJohn Clark Ridpath

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1903 Excerpt: ... COOPER, James FENiMORE,an American novelist, born at Burlington, N. J., September 15, 1789; died at Cooperstown, N. Y., September 14, 1851. At the age of thirteen he was admitted to Yale College, and on quitting college entered the navy. In 1811 he resigned his commission, married, and settled at Westchester, N. Y. His first novel, Precaution, was a failure. The Spy, published in 1821, showed his real power, and met with great success. It was followed, in rapid succession, by The Pioneers, the first of the LeatherStocking series (1823); The Pilot (1823); Lionel Lincoln (1825); The Last of the Mohicans (1826); The Prairie (1826); The Red Rover (1827); The Wept of Wish-ton-Wish (1827); The Water-witch (1830); The Bravo (1831); Heidenmauer (1832); The Headsman of Berne (1833); The Monikins (1835); Homeward Bound and Home as Found (1838); The Pathfinder, Mercedes of Castile, and The Deerslayer (1841); The Two Admirals and Wing and Wing (1842); Wyandotte, The Autobiography of a Pocket-Handkerchief, and Ned Meyers (1843) ' Afloat and Ashore and Miles Wallingford (1844); The Chainbearer and Satanstoe (1845); The Redskins (1846); The Crater, or Vulcan's Peak (1847); Oak Openings and Jack Tier (1848); The Sea Lions (1849); The Ways of the Hour (1850). Besides his novels Cooper wrote A Naval History of the United States (1839); The Lives of Distinguished American Naval Officers (1846), and several volumes of notes on his travels in Europe. THE ESCAPE OF WHARTON WITH HARVEY BIRCH. The person who was ushered into the apartment, preceded by Caesar, and followed by the matron, was a man beyond the middle age, or who might rather be said to approach the down-hill of life. In stature he was above the size of ordinary men, though his excessive leanness might contribute in d...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1903 Excerpt: ... COOPER, James FENiMORE,an American novelist, born at Burlington, N. J., September 15, 1789; died at Cooperstown, N. Y., Septembe...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:138 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.3 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217610358

ISBN - 13:9780217610353

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