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Hawthorne and Irving: Essays, Etc. (The Pocket University Volume III Parts I & II)

By: HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel; IRVING, Washington (authors); PERRY, Bliss (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1925

Stock No.: 80171

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A collection of six essays by Hawthorne and 7 by Irving in a compact volume. Each author's essays are preceded by an introduction by editor Bliss Perry. Includes a frontis portrait of Mr. Hawthorne. Vol. III, Part I & II of the publisher's Pocket University Series. --- In navy cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped decoration to cover, titling & decorations in blue on spine, top edge gilt. --- Spine is somewhat sunned but lettering is readable; interior has yellowed but lacks markings and volume is sturdy and tight.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall) ; x, 152, ix, 145 pages View more info

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Selected Writings of Washington Irving (Modern Library #240.1)

By: IRVING, Washington

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1953]

Stock No.: 80026

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


This Modern Library edition includes selections from Washington Irving's "The Sketch Book", "Bracebridge Hall", "Tales of a Traveller", "The Alhambra", "Wolfert's Roost" and with the unabridged "Knickerbocker's History of New York". Edited, with an introduction by Saxe Commins. --- In Toledano spine 8 / blue cloth / gilt titling on red spine & cover blocks / red topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 367 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1953 (though 1945 date appears in book). ML #240.1. --- At one time, the ja... View more info

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The Alhambra

By: IRVING, Washington

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Boston, Allyn and Bacon: 1926

Stock No.: 71248

Condition: Very Good


Famous writer takes reader on tour of the Alhambra palace in Spain; this edition aimed at younger reader of mid-1920s but the language is sophisticated and of interest to those of all ages. In full black linen finish cloth covers with red printing, numerous photos; some scuffing and minor staining. Interior: beginnings of spine crack frt hinge; else tight and solid. ; Academy classics for junior high schools; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 401 pages View more info

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Kristofer Columbus Hans Lefnad Och Resor (Swedish Language) Translation of: Christopher Columbus, His Life and Travels

By: IRVING, Washington

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chas. Webb & Co.: 1893

Stock No.: 73596

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


In dark brown cloth-covered beveled edge boards with gilt, black and navy decorations and lettering, covers & spine. With dozens of illustrations and maps in black and white. Front and back covers cracked at hinges but solidly attached; textblock is firm. With cover edgewear. Published by The Engberg-Holmberg Publishing Co. with an imprint by Chas. Webb & Co. of Chicago. This Swedish language version of Washington Irving's history of Spain and their hired Italian explorer, Christopher Columbus is a large, heavy, unique volume.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 513, (3, ads) pages View more info

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Abu Hassan (Hitherto Unpublished)

By: IRVING, Washington

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Boston, The Bibliophile Society: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82019

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A deluxe edition offering the previously unpublished play by Washington Irving (1783-1859) which features his Abu Hassan character, borrowed from the Arabian Nights. One of a limited edition of 455 unnumbered copies, published for members of the Bibliophile Society. With an introduction by George S. Hellman. With tissue-protected facsimile pages from Irving's original manuscript. Bibliophile Society Announcement to Members laid in. (Note: Washington's "The Wild Huntsman" is not present.) --- In full olive linen-finish cloth-covered boards backed in vellum, with gilt-stamped spine titl... View more info

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An Evening with Irving (Nutshell Library)

By: IRVING, Washington

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Rochester, New York, Sherwin Cody School of English: 1930

Stock No.: 80752

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


This compact little book offers some of Washington Irving's principal writings, including Rip Van Winkle and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, as well as a biography of Irving by Sherwin Cody. An entry in the Nutshell Library series. --- In sturdy brown flexible paper covers with titling blindstamped to cover. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy.; 24mo (5 to 6 in. tall); 128 pages View more info

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The Alhambra

By: IRVING, Washington

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1969

Stock No.: 82765

Condition: Near Fine


The noted author's stories about, and memoir of time spent, at the ancient Spanish palatial fortress in Granada. In a deluxe reprint edition in slipcase, illustrated by Lima de Freitas and with an introduction by Angel Flores. --- In black glazed paper-covered boards with ornate decorations in gilt and maroon on covers & spine, printed on pale yellow leaves. Slipcase covered in black paper; Sandglass flyer laid in (Del Mar, No. VI:35). --- An excellent copy: clean, bright and unmarked. Slipcase with two tiny blemishes to paper covering, else undamaged.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); xiii, 3... View more info

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The Sketch Book

By: IRVING, Washington (author); TEASON, James G. (illustrations)

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Fountain Press: 1949

Stock No.: 31373

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A reprint edition of Washington Irving's famous collection of stories and essays, originally titled "The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.". Includes his famous "Legend of Sleepy Hollow", "Rip Van Winkle" and 33 others. Illustrated in black & white by James G. Teason. --- In red cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in gilt and blue. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A clean, unmarked, tightly-bound copy but with scuffing, spot of soiling and light sunning to spine.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); ix, 404 pages View more info

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Washington Irving's Tales of the Supernatural

By: IRVING, Washington (author); WAGENKNECHT, Edward (editor)

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Owings Mills, Maryland, Stemmer House Publishers, Inc.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 80161

ISBN: 091614464X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Stated First Edition. Editor Edward Wagenkneckht has selected ". . .all of Irving's choicest stories of the supernatural. . .ghosts. . .goblins, apparitions, spectres, reincarnations, necromancers, and more. . ." These stories selected from some of the author's more notable works, such as "The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon" and others. With color and black and white illustrations throughout by R. W. Alley. --- In decorated grey and burgundy leatherette-like paper-covered boards with gilt spine titling and owl illustration to front cover in gilt. Dust jacket with Alley color il... View more info