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Legend Of Sleepy Hollow

By Irving, Washington




The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a famous short story by Washington Irving that was published in 1820 in his collection, The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

It tells the tale of Ichabod Crane, a poor school teacher who falls in love with a lovely girl in town and plans to court her despite his rival for her affection, Brom Bones.  After rumors of the Headless Horseman start, things get more complicated...


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LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW

IRVING, WASHINGTON

RACKHAM, ARTHUR. (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW by Washington Irving. Philadelphia: David McKay (1928). 4to (8 1/2 x 10 1/2", [103]p., full gilt vellum binding, A FINE COPY IN PUBLISHER'S BOX! (box flaps repaired) LIMITED TO ONLY 125 NUMBERED COPIES FOR THE U.S SIGNED BY RACKHAM! Illustrated with pictorial endpapers, 8 tipped-in color plates and numerous wonderful black and whites. This is an especially fine copy of one of Rackham's scarcest limited editions, not often found in the box.

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$5,500.00

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Washington Irving

London: George G. Harrap Co Ltd, 1928. Signed Limited Edition. vellum. near fine. Quarto. 103pp Bound in full vellum with gilt lettering and design to cover and spine. This edition is limited to 250 copies for England and one hundred twenty-five copies for the United States of which this is number 18 of the English issue. SIGNED by Arthur Rackham. Color pictorial endpapers. Eight full page color illustrations and numerous in black and white. Some light foxing. Vellum cover a bit bowed. A very nice copy of a beautifully illustrated book.

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$3,000.00

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Washington Irving

Book Jungle, 2007-07-20. Paperback. Used:Good. Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy. Ships Fast. Expedite Shipping Available.

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$593.15

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

Irving, Washington.

4to. London: Harrap, 1928. 4to, 102 [103]pp. with 8 color plates, illustrations in the text, top edge gilt, fore edge untrimmed, dust-jacket a little worn and chipped. First trade edition. Uncommon in the jacket.

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$500.00

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Rabbit Ears' Holiday Classics)

Washington Irving

Rabbit Ears Entertainment, LLC. Paperback. GOOD. Gently used may contain ex-library markings, possibly has some light highlighting, textual notations, and or underlining. Text is still easily readable.

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$500.00

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

IRVING, Washington.

London: Harrap, 1928. First. hardcover. near fine. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. 8 mounted color plates, lettered tissue guards, 30 black and white drawings. 102pp. 4to, green cloth, pictorially stamped in gilt, gilt top. London: Harrap, (1928). First trade edition. Near Fine.

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$450.00

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

IRVING, Washington [illustr. Arthur RACKHAM].

London: George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd., 1928., 1928. First Rackham Edition. Quarto. Bound in publisher's green cloth with gilt titles and decoration to front board, gilt titles to spine; pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt. 8 illustrations in colour and in text line drawing. With bookseller's ticket. Binding shows well, bumped at corners, bumped and frayed at spine ends. Internally clean with so signs of foxing, including plates which remain vivid. Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown, "H. M. Gilbert and Son, Old and New Booksellers, 24 Above Bar, Southhampton". One of American literature's most enduring and popular tales, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow tells the tragic story of the love triangle that developes between the ill-fated Ichabod Crane, Brom Bones and Katrina Van Tassel. Lavishly decorated by Rackham in his, by turns, humorous and blood-curdling illustrations. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

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$396.21

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Irving, Washington

Philadelphia: David McKay, 1928. Cloth Very Good in Good DJ 102 pp., 8vo. Dark purple (almost black) cloth hardcover. First US edition. Wonderfully illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Some scuffing, flexing, soiling & shelfwear to boards. Slight shelfwear, soiling, wrinkling, cocking & shaking to spine but binding very sturdy. Light soiling to textblock edges; some scuffing to gilt top edge. Faint paste action to pds. Some very light dampstaining to eps otherwise pgs clean & crisp. Some scuffing, soiling, dampstaining, creasing, tears & mild edgewear to dj; lg tear to front joint & sunning to spine.

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$375.00

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Irving, Washington

n.p.: Westvaco, West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company, 1958. Limited Edition. Fine in 1/4 dark brown leather and decorated yellow paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine and illustrated end sheets. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 5 3/4". Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is protected within a its original paper covered slip case. This was the WESTVACO Christmas release of 1958 which was the first volume in their annual American Classic series which was published each year until 2007. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow was originally part of The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. Number VI published in 1820 by C. S. Van Winckle of New York. The pseudonym of Geoffrey Crayon was used by Washington Irving while writing in England. 64 pages of text illustrated with one steel engraving. This volume was published in a limited quantity and is now exceptionally uncommon.

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$325.00

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Irving, Washington

London: George G Harrap, 1928. Rear board lightly rubbed and scratched, corners bumped, spine ends chipped, particularly foot. The odd small mark and tiny dents to prelims, front gutters cracked. The occasional small mark or fingerprint, else contents clean and tidy, plates bright.. Cloth. Good. Illus. by Rackham, Arthur. 4to.

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$268.62

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THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW

Irving, Washington

West Virginia Pulp & Paper (Westvaco). Fine with no dust jacket. 1958. Limited Edition. Hardcover. First title issued in the American Classic Series (1958-2007.) 1/4 dark brown leather/yellow paper boards. Gilt titles on cover and spine, topstain. Decorated endpapers. Lacks slipcase. Only very mild edgewear to spine ends and corners. Binding tight, inner pages clean and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages .

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$300.00

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Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Graphic Horror)

Irving, Washington

Magic Wagon (Graphic Planet). LIBRARY BINDING. 1602700605 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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$281.88

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

IRVING, Washington.

Philadelphia: McKay, 1928. hardcover. fine/good. Arthur Rackham. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 8 color plates and 30 black & white drawings; pictorial endpapers. [4], 102pp. Tall square 8vo, original brown cloth with inset color pictorial label on cover, t.e.g. Philadelphia: McKay, no date, circa 1928. First American trade edition. A fine copy in a good dust wrapper.

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$250.00

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Irving, Washington

Philadelphia: David McKay Company Cream boards with gilt lettering. [4]+5-103p,ticp,pep,teg,deckled,illus.Printed by H. & J. Pillans & Wilson, Edinburg. Illustrations by Arthur Rackham.Contains all eight color plates. I believe this to be the English First that was limited to 125 copies for the American market. I also believe the Rackham autograph or limitation page had been pulled and appears as such. The vellum boards do not match any thing published by McKay. No publication date.Date should be 1928. Gilt titles on spine and front board.Some nicks on vellum front board and some foxing on pages 84 and 85. Laid in is a brochure announcing Arthur Rackham Exhibition The Leicester Galleries 1912 Exhibiton of original Water-Colour Drawings.. First American Edition. Vellum. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Arthur Rackham. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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$225.00

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Washington Irving [illus. Arthur Rackham]

UK: Harrap. London, Harrap, 1928. First edition and SECOND printing. Hardback rebound in quarter leather. Original decorated endpapers pasted in with some slight loss / wrinkling. First and last few leaves a little foxed. Nice copy overall. . Very Good. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1928.

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$167.89

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Irving, Washington

Bobbs-Merrill; Indianapolis IN, 1906. Illustrated edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Arthur I. Keller, illustrator. "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' is a short story by American author Washington Irving, contained in his collection of 34 essays and short stories entitled 'The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.' Written while Irving was living abroad in Birmingham, England, 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' was first published in 1820. Along with Irving's companion piece 'Rip Van Winkle', 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' is among the earliest examples of American fiction with enduring popularity." [Pub. Info] 19th century American short story adapted to a variety of art and literature forms. An American icon. Illustrations are superb. Illustrated cover. Book is sound. Spine is fading; some minor damage to the cover. ILLUSTRATED EDITION.

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$175.00

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Irving, Washington. Illustrated By Arthur Rackham

Philadelphia: David McKay Company. 1928. F First US Edition. H Hard Cover. Good. First American edition, undated [1928]. Irving's classic tale illustrated with eight color plates and numerous line drawings by Rackham. Black cloth with color illustration of the Headless Horseman on the front cover, illustrated endpapers, 102 pages. Some scuffing to the covers including some light scratching to the cover illustrations, light fraying to corners and spine ends, good hinges, firm text block, very slightly age-yellowed but very clean pages, gift notation neatly written on preliminary blank, no other names or markings.

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$167.99

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Irving, Washington

Filiquarian Publishing, LLC.. PAPERBACK. B00432GH3A . New.

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$150.00

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Irving, Washington

Philadelphia: David McKay Company. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Rackham, Arthur. Eight Rackham illustrations. Full page color. Sound binding, square and tight. Clean text block. Paste down front cover illustration of the Headless Horseman who is indeed headless, and scuffed, and somewhat the worse for wear. A few small white paint smudges on the backstrip, and general rubbing to the covers. Illustrated endpapers, and an excellent clean text block. Royal octavo. Top Edge Gilt. 102 pages. All illustrations collated. Alll illustrations fine condition.

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$135.00

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Washington Irving

Rebound by Sagebrush, 1997-01-01. Library Binding. Used:Good. Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy. Ships Fast. Expedite Shipping Available.

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$120.15