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Washington Irving.

Washington Irving.

Mr. Bryant"s address on his life and genius. Addresses by Everett, Bancroft, Longfellow, Felton, Aspinwall, King, Francis, Greene. Mr. Allibone"s Sketch of his life and works. With eight photographs.

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Published by G. P. Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irving, Washington, 1783-1859.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEverett, Edward, 1794-1865., Felton, C. C. 1807-1862, Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882., Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894., Aspinwall, Thomas, 1786-1876., Bancroft, George, 1800-1891., King, Charles, 1789-1867., Francis, John W. 1789-1861., Greene, George Washington, 1811-1883., Allibone, S. Austin 1816-1889.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2079 .W3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination113, 63 p.
    Number of Pages113
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL179247M
    LC Control Numbera 30000548
    OCLC/WorldCa4871236

    Washington Irving American author, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat, Washington Irving was born in New York City in He is best known for his short stories, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle, both published in his book, The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, as seven paper-bound installments between June KNICKERBOCKER'S HISTORY OF NEW YORK is the book, published in December, , with which Washington Irving, at the age of twenty-six, first won wide credit and influence. Walter Scott wrote to an American friend, who sent him the second edition——.

    Washington Irving, () was born in New York City as the youngest of 11 children. His father was a wealthy merchant, and his mother, an English woman, was the granddaughter of a clergyman. According to a story, George Washington met Irving, named after him, and gave his blessing.   Washington Irving () was an American short story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. Charles Neider is a noted critic, editor, author, and one of America's leading Mark Twain scholars. His many books as editor include The Complete Humorous Sketches and Tales of Mark Twain, The Great West: A Treasury of Firsthand Accounts, The Complete Brand: Hachette Books.

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