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The complete works of Washington Irving

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Published by T.Y. Crowell in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 33109, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 33109
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination8 microfiches (379 fr.)
Number of Pages379
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24343962M
ISBN 100665331096

We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant. It is in very good condition and contains pages followed by a blank leaf and then by 24 pages of ads by the publisher. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity individual or corporate has a copyright on the body of the work. The terminology of his works seeped into American popular culture, with monikers such as "knickerbocker" and "Gotham" becoming affiliated with New York City.

All three volumes are in the publisher's original dark green cloth covered boards with the original, paper labels on the spines of No. It was his first major book and a satire on self-important local history and contemporary politics. When that endeavor failed, he composed a collection of stories and essays that became The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. The President blessed young Irving, [4] an encounter that Irving had commemorated in a small watercolor painting which continues to hang in his home. Amelia Foster, an American living in Dresden with her five children. Performance and reliability cookies These cookies allow us to monitor OverDrive's performance and reliability.

Good in the publisher's original green cloth over beveled boards with gilt text and black decorations on the spine and the same on the front board with brown clay end sheets. The end papers are of silk. This volume was published in a limited quantity and is now exceptionally uncommon. When that endeavor failed, he composed a collection of stories and essays that became The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. The last ten or twelve years of my life, passed among sordid speculators in the United States, and political adventurers in Spain, has shewn me so much of the dark side of human nature, that I begin to have painful doubts of my fellow man; and look back with regret to the confiding period of my literary career, when, poor as a rat, but rich in dreams, I beheld the world through the medium of my imagination and was apt to believe men as good as I wished them to be.


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The complete works of Washington Irving by Washington Irving Download PDF Ebook

As part of the ruse, he placed a notice from the hotel's proprietor informing readers that, if Mr. Like the previous two volumes, the first printing of this title was limited to 5, copies.

That same The complete works of Washington Irving book, Irving was awarded a medal by the Royal Society of Literature, followed by an honorary doctorate of civil law from Oxford in The Irving family settled in Manhattan, and were part of the city's merchant class.

It is in very good condition and contains pages followed by a blank leaf and then by 24 pages of ads by the publisher. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the worldand other notations in the work.

With Van Buren in place, Irving resigned his post to concentrate on writing, eventually completing Tales of the Alhambrawhich would be published concurrently in the United States and England in New York: G. Part 1, Illustrated with black and white frontis plate.

Irving also served as the U. InIrving purchased a "neglected cottage" and its surrounding riverfront property in Tarrytown, New York which he named Sunnyside in Nonetheless, the binding remains tight and strong with no loose or weak signatures.

The complete works of Washington Irving

It was in the short story, "The Creole Village" that Irving again coined a new phrase for the American public.

There is a early prior owner's book plate on the front paste down and the rear hinge is cracked and separated. The back strip has a 1" long closed tear to the cloth in a horizontal direction which has been professionally repaired.

Before its publication, Irving started a hoax by placing a series of missing person advertisements in New York newspapers seeking information on Diedrich Knickerbockera crusty Dutch historian who had allegedly gone missing from his hotel in New York City.

Both volumes of this two volume set are in near fine condition in the publisher's original light green cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on The complete works of Washington Irving book spines and The complete works of Washington Irving book gilt likeness of the author on a dime sized circle on the front board with blind embossing radiating from same.

His rich, and sometimes extravagant humour, his gay and graceful fancy. Book two part 2 has past owners signature Name and address, date, shows slightly more moisture staining than book one part 1.

When one English admirer asked Irving to confirm that he was really an American, Irving responded enthusiastically: "The doubts which her ladyship has heard on the subject seem to have arisen from the old notion that it is impossible for an American to write decent English.

Evidence exists in correspondence from the publisher that only 3, copies of the first edition were printed. When will this end?

In his five Christmas stories in The Sketch Book, Irving portrayed an idealized celebration of old-fashioned Christmas customs at a quaint English manor which depicted English Christmas festivities that he experienced while staying in England, which had largely been abandoned. Irving left for Madrid and enthusiastically began scouring the Spanish archives for colorful material.

Very good in the publisher's original blind stamped, green cloth covered boards with faded gilt text stamping on the spine and a gilt stamped sketch on the front board and with light yellow end sheets.You can write a book review and share your experiences.

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[Washington Irving; Henry A Pochmann; Modern Language Association of America. Center for Editions of American Authors.].The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., commonly referred to pdf The Sketch Book, is a pdf of 34 essays and short stories written by the American author Washington 42comusa.com was published serially throughout and The collection includes two of Irving's best-known stories, attributed to the fictional Dutch historian Diedrich Knickerbocker: "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and Author: Washington Irving.The Complete Works of Washington Irving.

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