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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.

$5,500.00


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

$3,000.00


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.

$500.00


The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow

Irving, Washington:

London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1928. First Edition thus. 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)

$500.00

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'.

$462.56

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.

$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.

$450.00

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.

$313.60


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 .

$300.00

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Irving, Washington

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

$299.99

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.

$275.00

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.

$227.30

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Washington Irving

Westvaco West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company, 1958. of an unstated limitation; xi, 64 pp., boards & leather backstrip (hardcover), fine in a very good slipcase. Photos available upon request.

$170.00


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.

$167.99

Legend of Sleepy Hollow [from] The Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Number VI

Irving, Washington

West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company, 1958 Gilt-stamped leather-backed boards, 64 pp., illus. The first volume issued in the Classics Series from Westvaco. Letterpress, limited (limitation unspecified), issued Christmas 1958. Previous owner's name stamp on front blank. In original slipcase, which is a bit dustsoiled, with one small scuff. Size: Tall 8vo. Hardcover. Collectible - Fine/N/A.

$140.00

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.

$135.00


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.

$120.15

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.

$117.60


The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Irving, Washington

London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1928. About fine but for prev. owner name, a little wear to extremities, and a small spot stain. Top edge gilt. . First Trade Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +. Illus. by Rackham, Arthur.

$116.00

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.

$112.50