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Statementby Richard H. Cracroft.
SeriesBoise State University western writers series ;, no. 14
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LC ClassificationsPS2081 .C7
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Pagination48 p. ;
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ISBN 100884300137
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Washington Irving, (born April 3,New York, New York, U.S.—died NovemTarrytown, New York), writer called the “first American man of letters.” He is best known for the short stories “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and “Rip Van Winkle.”. Washington Irving was an American short-story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century.

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Portraits and other illustrations through-out set with title tissue guard, title include Oliver Goldsmith, Knickerbockers History of New York, Columbus, Life of George Washington, Astoria, Salmagundi, Tales of a Traveller, Spanish Papers, etc. Bound in three. This collection of three classic Irving masterpieces first appeared in his best-selling The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

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