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The sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent. ; A history of New York

Washington Irving

The sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent. ; A history of New York

from the beginning of the world to the end of the Dutch dynasty

by Washington Irving

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Published by J.B. Alden in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New York (State) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

  • Edition Notes

    Subtitle (2nd work): Containing, among many surprising and curious matters, the unutterable ponderings of Walter the Doubter, the disastrous projects of William, the Testy, and the chivalric achievements of Peter, the Headstrong -- the three Dutch governors of New Amsterdam; being the only authentic history of the times that ever hath been, or ever will be published.

    Other titlesSketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent., History of New York.
    Statementby Diedrich Knickerbocker.
    ContributionsIrving, Washington, 1783-1859.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. in 1 ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16623525M

    Read London Antiques of The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. by Washington Irving. The text begins: ——I do walk Methinks like Guide Vaux, with my dark lanthorn, Stealing to set the town o’ fire; i’ th’ country I should be taken for William o’ the Wisp, Or Robin Goodfellow. -- FLETCHER. I AM somewhat of an antiquity-hunter, and am fond of exploring London in quest of the relics.


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was first published in and in the United States in seven paperbound installments and then in two volumes in England. It became an. Title: The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. Author: Washington Irving (American, New York – Sunnyside, New York) Illustrator: Felix Octavius Carr Darley (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Claymont, Delaware) Engraver: Benjamin F.

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Title Sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent. [pseud.] Contributor Names Irving, Washington, [As Geoffrey Crayon]. SKETCH BOOK OF GEOFFREY CRAYON, rated With One Hundred And Twenty Engravings On Wood, From Original Designs.

NY: G.P. Putnam & Sons, The Crayon Papers (16 sketches/essays) The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon (32 stories, includes The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Little Britain and Rip Van Winkle) Tales of a Traveller (30 sketches, two volumes) Wolfert's Roost and Miscellanies (21 sketches) Non-Fiction: Biography / History Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey.

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