"A SET OF POLITICAL MAXIMS THAT WERE PERHAPS AS RUTHLESS, AS TYRRANIC, AND AS SELFISH AS EVER WERE INVENTED BY THE EVIL INGENUITY OF MAN"
(COOPER, James Fenimore). The Bravo. Philadelphia, 1831. Two volumes.
First America edition of the first of Cooper's three European novels, set in Venice, in original paper boards. $750.