The Water Witch


Green cloth cover with gold lettering on the spine.  Owner's initials on front endpaper, and bookplate on front innerboard.  A clean, antiquarian copy of this classic author's work. Set in 17th century New York and the surrounding sea, the novel depicts the abduction of a woman, Alida de Barbérie, by the pirate captain of the brigantine Water Witch, and the subsequent pursuit of that elusive ship by her suitor, Captain Ludlow.



  • The Water Witch
  • James Fenimore Cooper
  • A.L. Burt, 1908