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Legend Of Sleepy Hollow

By Irving, Washington


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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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THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW

IRVING Washington

London,: Harrap,, 1928.. In-8 gr., tela edit. verde con decoraz. e tit. oro al piatto, bei risg. figurati in tinta, pp. 102,(2), ornato da testate, grandi iniziali, finali, vignette in b.n. nel t. e con 8 bellissime tavole a colori f.t. (didascalia a fronte), tutte composizioni del grande artista inglese. "Prima edizione illustrata da Rackham" dell’opera più celebre dello scrittore statunitense (1783-1859). Cfr. Benezit,XI, p. 376: “Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) a connu un considérable succès. Son style est en accord avec celui de l’époque du symbolisme et de l’art nouveau. Son imagination est inépuisable et se manifeste jusque dans le souci du détail”. Esemplare ben conservato.

  • Published: 1928.
Sold by: Bottega delle occasioni
$545.33

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Irving, Washington

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.

Sold by: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller
$500.00

The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow

Irving, Washington:

First Edition thus by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London: 1928. Near fine in 3/4 red leather (goat) with red cloth covered boards with gilt borders on the leather edges on the boards, five raised bands on the spine with gilt text and tool work in the compartments and with a gift inscription on the front paste down. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" by 7" with the top edge of the text block gilt. The front joint is showing wear; however, both hinges and the binding are tight and strong. Without a dust jacket. 103 pages of text with 30 black and white illustrations within the text by Arthur Rackham and with 8 color plates by Rackham. (Hudson, Arthur Rackham His Life and Work, p. 171; Langfeld/Blackburn, p. 84)

Sold by: Town's End Books
$500.00

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Irving, Washington; illustrated by Arthur Rackham

London:: George C. Harrap,, 1928.. Second Printing thus, 1928. Hardcover. Small quarto, about 10 inches tall, in the publisher's full brown calf elaborately decorated in gilt. 102 [103] pages with 8 color illustrations on coated stock, color illustrated endpapers, other illustrations in the text, top edge gilt, fore edge untrimmed. While not as fabulously illustrated as another of Rackham's Washington Irving stories (Rip Van Winkle), this is delightful. The illustration of Major Andre's Tree is stunning. Latimore & Haskell, p. 63-64. A few spots of foxing on the prelims only, very minor toning to the text. The covers are generally rubbed with light soiling and edgewear. Otherwise, the cover illustration and spine titles in gilt are bright and the binding is sound.

  • Published: 1928.
  • Edition: Second Printing thus, 1928
Sold by: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB
$454.50

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.

  • Published: 1928
  • Condition: near fine
  • Edition: First
Sold by: Argosy Book Store
$450.00

THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW

Irving, Washington

Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1928. 1st edition.. Hardback. Good. Illustrated by Rackham, Arthur. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Dark green cloth. Gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Pictorial endpapers. 8 superb colour plates, and b/w text illustrations, full of goblins and wonderful Rackhamesque trees! 103 pages. Spine and corners bumped, some scuffing to board edges. First gathering is a little loose. Some scattered foxing. [S]

  • Published: 1928
  • Condition: Good
  • Edition: 1st edition.
Sold by: Stella & Rose's Books
$411.55

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Irving, Washington

London: Geo Harrap & Co. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1928. First Edition Thus; First Printing. Hardcover. First Rackham Edition; 4to hardback; olive green cloth cover - ; gilt titles and decoration to upper cover; upper cover in very good condition, rear cover has a little marking at edges; pictorial end papers ; top edge gilt; 8 illustrations in colour and in text line drawing; no handwriting inside; in general a lovely clean copy - just the very occasional mark from use; This book has obviously been cared for in its 86 years of life. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

  • Published: 1928
  • Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket
  • Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing
Sold by: Peakirk Books
$411.55

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.

  • Condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First American Edition
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$395.00

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. 1958. Cloth

Irving, Washington

n.p.: West Virginia Pulp and Paper. 1958. (First edition thus). Tall octavo. Gilt lettered tan paper covered boards with gilt decorated leather spine. Edges are faintly tanned with a trace of soiling else a fine copy of this excellent edition of author Washington Irving's classic. The first title issued in the West Virginia Pulp and Paper "American Classic" series. Limited edition. Scarce in any condition, especially in this beautiful condition.

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$325.00

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 .

  • Published: 1958
  • Condition: Fine with no dust jacket
  • Edition: Limited Edition
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$300.00

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Irving, Washington; illustrated by Arthur Rackham

Philadelphia:: David McKay,, No date [1928].. First Edition thus. Hardcover. Small quarto, almost 10 inches (25 cm) tall, in brown cloth with color cover pastedown of the "Headless Horseman". 102 pages illustrated with 8 color plates and many black and white drawings. Riall, p. 63-64. This is the first U.S. edition with the Rackham illustrations. Clean and sound inside with minimal even toning to the text. The covers are clean; the cover pastedown without wear. The tips are lightly worn. The jacket is beat up although any jacket is uncommon. The top 1.25 to 1.5 inches of the jacket covers is missing but for the right half of the front panel which is just chipped and torn. The foot of the spine is torn; edges generally worn; rear panel generally soiled.

  • Published: No date [1928].
  • Edition: First Edition thus
Sold by: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB
$227.30

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Irving, Washington

David McKay Company. Hardcover. Very Good. Arthur Rackham. Crisp clean, no markings. No date listed, original edition 1928. Paste on front cover illustration. 8 color plates including frontispiece, illustrated endpapers. Binding tight. Top page edges gilt. 102 pages. Very nice condition.

  • Condition: Very Good
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$200.00

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

IRVING, Washington

London: George G Harrap. 1928. F First Edition. Very good in the original green pictorial cloth gilt, the front board rather scarred/splashmarked, not affecting the gilt ornamentation, The text block is clean, tight and brigght, with all plates in fine state.

  • Published: 1928
  • Condition:
  • Edition: F First Edition
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$165.00

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Washington Irving

Buccaneer Books Inc, 1982-01-01. Library Binding. New. Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy. Ships Fast. Expedite Shipping Available.

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$131.45

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Irving, Washington (illustrated by Arthur Rackham)

George G. Harrap, Lndn/September 1928 (reprint). Hardback. VG-, without dust jacket (interior clean and tight; rear cover water stained). Colour plates and Black and White illustrations by Arthur Rackham.

  • Condition: VG-, without dust jacket (interior clean and tight; rear cover water stained)
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$123.47

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Washington Irving

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

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$120.15

LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW

Irving, Washington

Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1902. C. 1902. Pale green cloth with color pictorial label front. 92 pages, on heavy coated stock. Illustrated endpapers. 14 full-page illustrations, many smaller illustrations throughout. One plate disbound, all present. Cracked after front free endpaper. Three bars of music on following page, with "Fairbanks/Xmas, 1909, G. Kelly" in ink. John J. Kelly's calling card laid in. Small sticker on rear endpaper, from a bookshop in Fairbanks. Light to moderate wear/scuff, very light soil. Tight. . Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Arthur I. Keller.

  • Published: 1902
  • Condition: Good
Sold by: Warren Berry
$112.50

THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW

IRVING Washington

DREXEL HILL PENN.: BELL PUBLISHING. Hardcover. Very Good/VERY GOOD MINUS. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ARTHUR RACKHAM. Very Good/ WITH BRIGHT DECORATED ILLUSTRATED BOARDS, REAR PANEL OF JACKET HAS SOME CLOSED TEARS AND STAINING,FR. OF JACKET PANEL IS CLEAR EXCEPT FOR LIGHT EDGEWEAR TEXT AND BOARDS ARE VERY FRESH

  • Condition: Very Good
Sold by: Old Erie Street Bookstore
$100.00

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Irving, Washington

Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill, 1906. Illustrated edition.. Hardcover. Good. 19th century American short story with continuing appeal and adaptation to a variety of art and literature forms. An American icon.Written by the author in England. Illustrations by Arthur I. Keller are superb. Some spine fading, some minor damage to the cover. Decorative cover. Book is sound. 1ST THUS. Illustrated edition.

  • Published: 1906
  • Condition: Good
  • Edition: Illustrated edition.
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$100.00

The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow

Irving, Washington

C. F. Braun & Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1959. Hardcover. Copyright page-"Typography in facimile with the kind permission of George G. Harrap & Company Limited, London. Printed at Alhambra California by the private press of C. F. Braun & Co. Quarter leather with marbled boards. Slight rubbing of leather. Small stain on front fixed endpaper. ; 9.5" tall .

  • Published: 1959
  • Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket
Sold by: Leon's Book Store
$100.00