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The sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon

gent. [pseud.] together with Abbotsford and other selections from the writings of Washington Irving ...

by Washington Irving

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Published by D. C. Heath & co. in Boston, U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.),
  • Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.),
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) -- Fiction,
    • Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.) -- Fiction,
    • England -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 411-415.

      Statemented. with comments, notes, bibliography, and topics for study, by H. A. Davidson, M.A.
      ContributionsDavidson, Hannah Amelia Noyes, 1852-1932, ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS2066 .A1 1907
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 419 p.
      Number of Pages419
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6980524M
      LC Control Number07004795
      OCLC/WorldCa1947026

      The Crayon Papers (16 sketches/essays) The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon (32 stories, includes The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Little Britain and Rip Van Winkle) Tales of a Traveller (30 sketches, two volumes) Wolfert's Roost and Miscellanies (21 sketches) Non-Fiction: Biography / History Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey. In the spring of , Irving sent to his brother Ebenezer in New York a set of short prose pieces that he asked be published as The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, g place: Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, New York.

      They include the famous stories 'Rip Van Winkle' and 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow'. This collection is officially known as "The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent." and comes from Washington Irving's pseudonym Geoffrey Crayon. The anthology starts with the author (Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. introducing himself) then proceeds to tell various stories/5().   : The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon. Nos. I-VII: FIRST EDITIONS, FIRST PRINTINGS. The Sketch Book contains the first printings of the immortal tales Rip Van Winkle (in Part I) and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (in Part VI), among others. This series of tales, published in seven parts in , brought Washington Irving instant fame and made him America s first Price: $

      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 American author Washington Irving. It was published serially throughout and /5(K). Read The Widow and Her Son of The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. by Washington Irving. The text begins: Pittie olde age, within whose silver haires Honour and reverence evermore have rain’d. -- MARLOWE’S TAMBURLAINE. THOSE who are in the habit of remarking such matters must have noticed the passive quiet of an English landscape on Sunday.


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THE VOYAGE. Ships, ships, I will descrie you Amidst the main, I will come and try you, What you are protecting, And projecting, What’s your end and aim. One goes abroad for merchandise and trading, Another stays to keep his country from invading, A third is coming home with rich and wealthy lading.2/5(2).

'Washington Irving (April 3, - Novem ) was an American author, essayist, biographer and historian of the early 19th century. He was best known for his short stories "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle", both of which appear in his /5(56). The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon.

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The text first appeared in in Irving's Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., which also Brand: Otbebookpublishing. The Sketch Book, in full The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., short-story collection by Washington Irving, first published in –20 in seven separate parts.

Most of the book’s odd pieces concern Irving’s impressions of England, but six chapters deal with American subjects. THE SKETCH-BOOK OF GEOFFREY CRAYON, GENT. “I have no wife nor children, good or bad, to provide for. A mere spectator of other men’s fortunes and adventures, and how they play their parts; which, methinks, are diversely presented unto me, as from a common theatre or scene.”—BURTON.

The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon Contents: The author's account of himself -- The voyage -- Roscoe -- The wife -- Rip Van Winkle -- English writers on America -- Rural life in England -- The broken heart -- The art of book-making -- A royal poet -- The country church -- The widow and her son -- A Sunday in London -- The Boar's Head Tavern.

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It was published serially throughout and and first published in book form in The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. was published in seven installments between Best known stories, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle are featured separately in our collection for your convenience.

"I have no wife nor children, good or bad, to provide for. In Irving published The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, which includes his best known stories, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip van Winkle".

The pieces for the Sketch Book were originally written by Irving when he was in Europe and were sent to his publishers in New York for publication in periodicals in the U.S.— Excerpted. The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 1 book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars. : THE SKETCH BOOK OF GEOFFREY CRAYON, GENT: A new edition. In two volumes. viii++[iv]+, engraved frontispiece both volumes; f'cap 12mo; nineteenth century calf, spines decorated in gilt compartments, with gilt lettered red & green title and volume labels, boards with single gilt rule border and gilt edges, upper board of Volume I and both the spines lightly.

The Sketch Book is an account of an apparently light tourist exploration of some aspects of Europe and America as Irving saw them.

Not a travelogue in any generally accepted sense, it is, as its name suggests, more like a series of sketches/5(56). Irving's Sketch-Book: The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. Together With Comments, Notes, Bibliography, and Topics For Study.

Washington Irving Stories, including Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. by Washington Irving (edited by H.A. Davidson, M.A>)| Jan 1, With these words, Washington Irving expresses the dilemma of every American artist in the nineteenth century. The Sketch-Book () looks simultaneously towards audiences on both sides of the Atlantic, as Irving explores the uneasy relationship of an American writer to English literary traditions.

He sketches a series of encounters with the cultural shrines of the parent nation, and in two /5(5). The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. - The Complete Collection book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This carefully crafted 4/5(1).The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon is the compilation of 34 short stories and essays by Washington Irving.

It includes some of his most famous stories, such as The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle, and was one of the first works of American fiction to become popular in Britain and Europe.In The Sketch-Book (), Irving explores the uneasy relationship of an American writer to English literary traditions.

In two sketches, he experiments with tales transplanted from Europe, thereby creating the first classic American short stories, Rip Van Winkle, and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.