Antique Book - The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gentleman by Washington Irving | The F.M. Lupton Publishing Company
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「Features」 · New York: The F.M. Lupton Publishing Company · 34 essays and short stories by Washington Irving · Red cloth hardcover
「Style Inspiration」 A wonderful gift for the fiction lover, bibliophile and collector in your life! Even if you don't get around to reading the stories, just the beautifully illustrated cover will bring a touch of historical charm to your bookshelf, side table or coffee table.
「History」 The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., commonly referred to as The Sketch Book, is a collection of 34 essays and short stories written by the American author Washington Irving. It was published serially throughout 1819 and 1820. The collection includes two of Irving's best-known stories, attributed to the fictional Dutch historian Diedrich Knickerbocker: "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle". It also marks Irving's first use of the pseudonym Geoffrey Crayon, which he would continue to employ throughout his literary career.
「Dimension」 5" W x 7.25" L x 1" D
「Condition」 Overall good vintage condition. Light wear to the cover and some staining. Yellowing of the pages consistent with age.