James Fenimore Cooper

The Last of the Mohicans

originally published:
Philadelphia : H.C. Carey and I. Lea
February 1826

The title page of the first edition, as illustrated in the Grolier Club's 1902 publication One Hundred Books Famous in English Literature.


  • Johnson Highspot of American Literature(1826)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 9/15/1789
died: 9/14/1851
born as: James Fenimore Cooper

The first major American novelist, author of the novels of frontier adventure known as The Leather-Stocking Tales. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature