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Rip Van Winkle: a legend of the Kaatskill Mountains by  Washington IRVING - First Jefferson - 1870 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books and

Rip Van Winkle: a legend of the Kaatskill Mountains

by IRVING, Washington

Condition: Near Fine

1870 Rip Van Winkle FAMOUS Jefferson Ed Irving Sarony Photograph Illustrations
Washington Irving (1783 – 1859) was an American author, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century.
Rip Van Winkle" is a short story by American author Washington Irving published in 1819 as well as the name of the story's fictional protagonist made famous by Joseph Jefferson's play adaption.
This "Jefferson edition "of 'Rip Van Winkle' is notable for the photographs of the actor Joseph Jefferson as Rip (his most famous role, according to BAL.) Illustrated with four photographs of Jefferson by one of the most successful 19th-century New York photographers Napoleon Sarony, as well as 13 in-text wood engravings by Darley, Hopin and others. These are typical of carte-de-visite style portraits of actors that would have been offered for sale by theaters and stationers. A fine piece!
Item number: #5468Price: $399
IRVING, Washington
Rip Van Winkle: a legend of the Kaatskill Mountains
New York: G.P. Putnam and Son, 1870. First Jefferson edition.
Details: Collation: Complete with all pages 32pIllustrated with 4 tipped-in plates and 11 woodcutsReferences: BAL 10385Language: EnglishBinding: Cloth hardcover; tight and secureSize: ~9in X 6in (22.5cm x 15cm)
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1891 edition,g.p.putnam,a legendof the kaatskill mountains, by washington irving, fiction

  • Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 5468
  • Title: Rip Van Winkle: a legend of the Kaatskill Mountains
  • Author: IRVING, Washington
  • Format/binding: Cloth hardcover; tight and secure
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Jefferson
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: G.P. Putnam and Son
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1870
  • Keywords: 1870 Rip Van Winkle FAMOUS Jefferson Ed Irving Sarony Photograph Illustrations rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian


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