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Selected Writings of Washington Irving

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1945
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Random House/Modern Library, NY, 1945. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Contains all of the early writings (such as Rip Van Winkle and Legend of Sleepy Hollow) for which Irving is so well known. 665 pgs. 1ST EDITION
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Spanish Papers and Other Miscellanies, Hitherto Unpublished or Uncollected (Vols I and II)

by Irving, Washington

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Published
1866
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1st edition
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G. P. Putnam, Hurd and Houghton, NY, 1866. 1st edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No jacket. Arranged and edited by Pierre M. Irving. Scarce first of two volumes. Prior owner's signature. Chipping to top of spines. 1st edition.
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Bracebridge Hall [Facsimile edition.]

by Irving, Washington; Illustrated by F.O.C Darley

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1978
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Sleepy Hollow Press, NY, 1978. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists, A Medley was written by Washington Irving in 1821, and published in 1822. This episodic novel was originally published under his pseudonym Geoffrey Crayon. As this is a location-based series of character sketches, there are a number of individual plots. The tales centre on the… Read more
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Diedrich Knickerbocker's History of New York [Facsimile edition.]

by Irving, Washington; Illustrated by F.O.C Darley

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1981
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Sleepy Hollow Press, NY, 1981. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Diedrich Knickerbocker was created in 1809 by a young Washington Irving, who used the character to narrate his classic satire, 'A History of New York.' According to Irving's partisan narrator, everything good and distinctive, proud and powerful, about New York City - from the doughnuts to the twisting streets of… Read more
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow [Facsimile edition.]

by Irving, Washington; Illustrated by F.O.C Darley

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1958
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Sleepy Hollow Press, NY, 1958. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "As Crane heads home after attending a party at the Van Tassel farm, he is pursued by the Headless Horseman, who is supposedly the ghost of a Hessian trooper who had his head shot off by a stray cannonball during a local battle of the American Revolutionary War. This story… Read more
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Works of Washington Irving [5 volumes]

by Irving, Washington

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c. 1890
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Bedford-Clarke, Chicago, c. 1890. 1st edition. Hardcover. Good. "Washington Irving (1783-1859) was an American author of the early 19th century. Best known for his short stories 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' and 'Rip Van Winkle,' he was also a prolific essayist, biographer and historian. He spoke fluent Spanish, which served him well in his writings on that country, and… Read more
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The Canton Edition of the Works of Washington Irving [8 volumes]

by Irving, Washington

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Published
1887
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John B. Alden, NY, 1887. 1st edition. Hardcover. Good. "Washington Irving (1783-1859) was an American author of the early 19th century. Best known for his short stories 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' and 'Rip Van Winkle,' he was also a prolific essayist, biographer and historian. He travelled on the Western frontier in the 1830s and recorded his glimpses of… Read more
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Deidrich Knickerbocker's History of New York

by Irving, Washington (original illustrations by Don Freeman)

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Published
1940
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Heritage Press, NY, 1940. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/No jacket. Leather. 1ST THUS.
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Bracebridge Hall or the Humorists (2 volumes)

by Irving, Washington (Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.)

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Published
1822
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1st edition
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John Murray, London, 1822. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine. Leather. A beautiful copy. 1ST THUS.
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Salmugundi or the Whim-Whams and Opinions of Launcelot Langstaff, Esq.

by William Irving, James Kirke Paulding, and Washington Irving

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Published
1860
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1st edition
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Putnam, NY, 1860. 1st edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No jacket. Leather. 1ST THUS.
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Tales of the Alhambra

by Irving, Washington; Introduction and Notes by Ricardo Villa-Real

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1971
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Editions Miguel Sanchez, Spain, 1971. Hardcover. Fine/No jacket. "[Here] we find a highly romantic outlook, all colour and atmosphere, together with acutely-observed, first-hand impressions full of subtlety, humour and feeling." [Pub. Info] Fine condition; leather; Contents, Pictures Index and Engravings Index at back of book; 324 pages; 25 color pictures, 24 engravings; gilt on top edge of… Read more
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Christmas: Four papers from the Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

by Irving, Washington

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Published
1942
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Privately Published, Benham Press,Indianapolis, IN, 1942. Hardcover. Near Fine. A leather bound Christmas book privately printed in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1942. 1000 books published and disributed. Opening paragraphs dated 1939, 1940, and 1941 are quotations from Lafcadio Hearn and Ralph Waldo Emerson, and a poem by "Murray". Christmas Greetings are given by Howard Waldemar Sams to family… Read more
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Life of Washington [3 volumes]

by Irving, Washington

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1855
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G. P. Putnam & Company , NY, 1855. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. "Washington Irving's 'Life of George Washington'... remains his most personal work. Christened with the name of the great general, Irving was blessed by Washington while still a boy of seven, and later came to know many of the prominent figures of the Revolution. In these pages… Read more
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The Flowering of New England 1815-1865/ The World of Washington Irving [2 volumes]

by Brooks, Van Wyck

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1940/ 1944
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E. P. Dutton & Company, , 1940/ 1944. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. A literary history of the United States. "The Flowering of New England' ...the New England mind, as it is found expression in the lives and works of writers... In dealing with separate authors... I have incorporated... phrases directly from their writings... to give an effect of immediacy… Read more
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A Tour on the Prairies

by Irving, Washington; editor and introductory essay by John Francis McDermott

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1956
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University of Oklahoma Press, OK, 1956. Hardcover. Fine/NDJ. "Owing to a chance encounter on a steamboat with the newly appointed Indian Commissioner, and embracing an opportunity to silence critics who had begun to doubt his patriotism (after so much time abroad), Irving finds himself sleeping under the stars, traversing hostile plains, and venturing blindly into the unknown. He… Read more
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Life and Works of Washington Irving [3 volumes]

by Irving, Washington; Including a Life of Washington Irving by Richard Henry Stoddard

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Published
1885
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P. F. Collier, NY, 1885. Hardcover. Very Good. "The life of Washington Irving was one of the brightest ever led by an author. He discovered his genius at an early age; was graciously welcomed by his countrymen; answered the literary condition of the period when he appeared; won easily, and as easily kept, a distinguished place in the… Read more
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Salmagundi or the Whim-Whams and Opinions of Launcelot Langstaff and Others.

by Irving, Washington

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1824
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T. Davison, London, 1824. Hardcover. Fine. Salmagundi' was a satirical periodical (20 issues published 1808-1809) produced by Washington Irving. It satirized NY life and politics of the day. From the Dogmersfield Library, Dogmersfield House (built in 1727), Dogmersfield, Hampshire, England. Half leather binding. Scarce as such. 1ST THUS.
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The Life and Letters of Washington Irving [4 volumes]

by Irving, Pierre

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1862
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G.P. Putnam, NY, 1862. 1st edition. hardcover. Good . Washington Irving (1783-1859) was the first American literary artist to earn his living solely through his writings and the first to enjoy international acclaim. In addition to his long public service as a diplomat, Irving was amazingly prolific. His collected works fill forty volumes that encompass essays, history,… Read more
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. (c. 1900)

by Irving, Washington

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1900
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Belford, Clarke & Co., Chicago IL, 1900. Hardcover. Very Good. "In 'The Sketch-Book' (1820-21), Irving explores the uneasy relationship of an American writer to English literary traditions. In two sketches, he experiments with tales transplanted from Europe, thereby creating the first classic American short stories, 'Rip Van Winkle,' and 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." [Pub. Info] Reprinted… Read more
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. (c. 1900)

by Irving, Washington

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Published
1900
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Thomas Crowell, NY, 1900. Illustrated edition. Hardcover. Very Good. "In 'The Sketch-Book' (1820-21), Irving explores the uneasy relationship of an American writer to English literary traditions. In two sketches, he experiments with tales transplanted from Europe, thereby creating the first classic American short stories, 'Rip Van Winkle,' and 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." [Pub. Info] Owner… Read more
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