1914 Knickerbocker Papers, Being Rip Van Winkle and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow
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Limited Edition, Pleasing Copy, Publishers' Original Binding
"Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" are short stories by the American author Washington Irving published in 1819 and 1820 respectively. Written while Irving was living in Birmingham, England, they were part of a collection entitled "The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon" and are among the earliest examples of American fiction still read today. This copy is numbered 146 of 1000 copies. Featuring a copperplate inscription to front free endpaper of an 'Anne May Nobes', dated 1922.
In a quarter cloth binding with paper covered boards. Externally, very smart with slight shelfwear only. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and clean throughout.
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