The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent. No. 1 - [No. VII]. Washington Irving.
The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent. No. 1 - [No. VII]

The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent. No. 1 - [No. VII]

New York: C. S. Van Winkle, 1819-20. First edition, second printing; 8vo, 7 parts in 1; pp. iv, [5]-94, [1]; [5], 102-169, [3]; [5], 6-92; [5]-27, [4], 32-93, [3]; [5], 6-108; [5], 6-120; [5]-123, [1]; contemporary full sheep, red morocco label on spine; all printed wrappers are wanting; top of title page clipped; upper cover rejointed, extremities rubbed and worn; a good, sound, textually complete and unsophisticated copy. Early ownership signature of E. Minor on the front flyleaf, and the stamp "E. Miner" on the first title page. Part I is second printing, with the "Note" on p. 94; the publisher's address on one line in the imprint, and the last line of the copyright notice beinging "ving." Part II title page is dated 1820 and is without the printed slip concerning unauthorized reprintings in the front matter (only in some copies, according to BAL). Part III title page is dated 1820 otherwise "BAL has found no textual variations." Part IV title page is dated 1820 otherwise "BAL has found no textual variations." Part V title page is dated 1820 otherwise "BAL has found no textual variations." Part VI is second printing with all the variations as outlined by BAL. Part VII is second printing with all the variations as outlined by BAL. Contains two of Irving's most endearing works: Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Slepy Hollow. American Imprints 48355; BAL 10106. Item #57000

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