The Iroquois edition. Limited to 1,000 numbered sets of which this is number 343, signed by the publisher with the limitation number additionally punched into the paper. The Iroquois edition is considered to be one of the finest editions printed of Cooper, this set being a particularly handsome example.
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33 volumes, octavo (222 150 mm). Contemporary burgundy half morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Steel engraved frontispieces and additional engravings printed on japon vellum with captioned tissues printed in red. Bookplate to front free endpapers, remnant of bookplate to top of front pastedowns, an excellent set.