Notions of the Americans picked up by a travelling bachelor. by James Fenimore Cooper

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Notions of the Americas; Picked Up by a Travelling Bachelor is an semi-nonfictional travel narrative by James Fenimore work takes the form of letters between a fictional bachelor traveling in the United States to his European friends.

Cooper wrote the work while in Europe, and originally published the work anonymously, to conceal his identity and be more Leatherstocking Tales novels: The. Notions of the Americans book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

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Bookplate of Andrew A. Miller. A s I know that Sir Edward has given you a meeting at Rome, I shall presume you acquainted with the change in my plans, no less than with the new travelling companion with whom accident has made me acquainted.

Of all our associates I could gladly have chosen you, my dear baron; for a co-adventurer in this distant excursion. There is so much of the true maritime spirit in the Author: James Fenimore Cooper. Notions of the Americans: Picked up by a Travelling Bachelor, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive.

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