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TWO TALES.  RIP VAN WINKLE AND THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW., Irving, Washington.  Introduction by Alexander Eliot.

Author Name    Irving, Washington. Introduction by Alexander Eliot.

Title   TWO TALES. RIP VAN WINKLE AND THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Printing

Publisher   San Diego Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1984

ISBN Number    0151922802 / 9780151922802

Illustrator   Barry Moser.

Seller ID   29516

54 pp + b&w plates and "Notes on the Prints", 11" H. "Washington Irving's two tales, 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' and 'Rip Van Winkle' have remained a permanent feature on the American literary landscape long after the bulk of his twenty-four volume work has faded into scholarly obscurity. Present-day readers can be grateful that Irving forsook the study of law for literature on the basis of these two works alone. Edgar Allen Poe called him 'the most deservedly eminent among all the pioneers of American literature', and he was accepted as a peer by contemporaries Sir Walter Scott and Lord Byron. Irving kept a sketchbook of his travels, and his painter's eye has attracted such master illustrators as Barry Moser, whose wood engravings were created especially for this volume and who also designed the text." A few tiny minor scuffs to top edge of boards, remainder mark on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling, small ghost sticker mark on fornt panel, tiny scuff and a tiny white dot in title on front panel, minor soiling on rear panel.

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THE SKETCH BOOK. (CONTAINING: RIP VAN WINKLE; THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW; THE SPECTRE BRIDEGROOM; THE BROKEN HEART; RURAL LIFE IN ENGLAND; THE CHRISTMAS DINNER; STRATFORD-ON-AVON; TRAITS OF INDIAN CHARACTER; THE ANGLER; PHILIP OF POKANOKET;  ET AL.), Irving, Washington.
THE SKETCH BOOK. (CONTAINING: RIP VAN WINKLE; THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW; THE SPECTRE BRIDEGROOM; THE BROKEN HEART; RURAL LIFE IN ENGLAND; THE CHRISTMAS DINNER; STRATFORD-ON-AVON; TRAITS OF INDIAN CHARACTER; THE ANGLER; PHILIP OF POKANOKET; ET AL.)
Irving, Washington.
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OLD CHRISTMAS IN MERRIE ENGLAND., Irving, Washington.  Illustrated by Paul McPharlin.
OLD CHRISTMAS IN MERRIE ENGLAND.
Irving, Washington. Illustrated by Paul McPharlin.
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THE TROUBLES OF QUEEN SILVER-BELL. AS TOLD BY QUEEN CROSSPATCH.
Burnett, Frances Hodgson. Illustrated by Harrison Cady.
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THE LITTLE HUNCHBACK ZIA., Burnett, Frances Hodgson.  Illustrated by Spencer Baird Nichols and W.T. Benda.
THE LITTLE HUNCHBACK ZIA.
Burnett, Frances Hodgson. Illustrated by Spencer Baird Nichols and W.T. Benda.
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THE IDOL OF SAINT MONCREETH:  A SCHOOL STORY OF MYSTERY, HUMOUR, AND SPORT., Burrage, A. Harcourt.
THE IDOL OF SAINT MONCREETH: A SCHOOL STORY OF MYSTERY, HUMOUR, AND SPORT.
Burrage, A. Harcourt.
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SHADOWS ON THE MOON.  A LIZARD AND BUNGLE ADVENTURE., Byerley, Jolyon.  Illustrated by Katie Shears.
SHADOWS ON THE MOON. A LIZARD AND BUNGLE ADVENTURE.
Byerley, Jolyon. Illustrated by Katie Shears.
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FAST CIRCUIT., Carter, Bruce.  (pseud. of Richard Hough.)
FAST CIRCUIT.
Carter, Bruce. (pseud. of Richard Hough.)
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PRINCESS TO THE RESCUE.  (POP-UP BOOK), Cartland, Barbara.  Illustrated by Jane Longmore.
PRINCESS TO THE RESCUE. (POP-UP BOOK)
Cartland, Barbara. Illustrated by Jane Longmore.
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EAST OF ALGIERS., Castle, Douglas.  Illustrated by Ellis Silas.
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Castle, Douglas. Illustrated by Ellis Silas.
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SILVER EVERYTHING and MANY MANSIONS., Cawley, Winifred.  Illustrated by William Stobbs.
SILVER EVERYTHING and MANY MANSIONS.
Cawley, Winifred. Illustrated by William Stobbs.
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BASEBALL JOE IN THE CENTRAL LEAGUE OR, MAKING GOOD AS A PROFESSIONAL PITCHER., Chadwick, Lester.
BASEBALL JOE IN THE CENTRAL LEAGUE OR, MAKING GOOD AS A PROFESSIONAL PITCHER.
Chadwick, Lester.
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POLLYANNA'S PROTEGEE., Chalmers, Margaret Piper.
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