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The Knickerbocker sketch-book

The Knickerbocker sketch-book

a library of select literature

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Published by Burgess, Stringer in New-York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Lewis Gaylord Clark
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 18373-18375
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination243 p
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18009582M

Spoof or not, passages like those quoted on these two pages—and illustrations like the ones shown with them—have given generations of readers their image of early New York. The sketch of Knickerbocker above is Darley’s. Maxfield Parrish, 20th-century book, poster, and magazine artist, drew the Indian at left, whom Irving described as follows.


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The Knickerbocker Sketch-Book: A Library of Select Literature (Classic Reprint) [Lewis Gaylord Clark] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excerpt from The Knickerbocker Sketch-Book: A Library of Select Literature The iron foot-stef' was committed to paper by its author.

"THE AUTHOR'S ACCOUNT OF HIMSELF. I am of this mind with Homer, that as the snaile that crept out of her shel was turned eftsoones into a toad, and thereby was forced to make a stoole to sit on; so the traveller that stragleth from his owne country is in a short time transformed into so monstrous a shape, that he is faine to alter his mansion with his manners, and to live where he can, not Author: Washington Irving.

Make Offer - Rip Van Winkle-Joseph Jefferson, by Washington Irvingst Ed, Antq.H/C Book George William Curtis / Washington Irving A Sketch 1st Edition $   Before Washington Irving published ''The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.,'' containing ''Rip van Winkle,'' and ''The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,'' together with.

The Sketch Book, Legends of the Conquest of Spain, The Life of Washington Irving II. The Alhambra, Tales of A Travler III. A Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada, Newstead Abbey Abbotsford IV.

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The Knickerbocker sketch-book: a library of select literature. [Lewis Gaylord Clark;]. the sketch-book of geoffrey crayon, gent. preface to the revised edition. the sketch book. 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.*. Genre/Form: Novels Printed paper bindings (Binding) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Knickerbocker sketch-book. New York: Burgess, Stringer, Make Offer - The Sketch Book, Washington Irving, Volume 2, Knickerbocker Press, Works of Washington Irving Six Volume Set De Wolfe, Fiske & Co.

Circa $ 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 and and first published in book form in Series of prints issued to illustrate Irving's: A history of New York / by Diedrich Knickerbocker ; The sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent.

For Murray's editions of these works, issued without illustrations,cf. BAL. This volume, which has been overshadowed by The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

(–), The Knickerbocker sketch-book book the tone for the Knickerbocker group of writers, who would dominate New York's cultural scene until well after the Civil War. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Washington Irving- Legend of Sleepy Hollow Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon Papers The Knickerbocker sketch-book book History of New York Old.

Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help. Something I used to do regularly on my old blog was to share my sketchbooks and design processes Since I left university I rarely create anything visual in the run up to creating lingerie but it struck me that I’d never actually shared much of my graduate collection (and I’m still in disbelief that it was handed in well over a year ago How time flies!).

Irving writes about a visitor to Bracebridge Hall and the happenings in preparation for an upcoming wedding. This was MUCH better than The Sketch Book. The "Author's Farewell" was the only time that hints of The Sketch Book came into play with politics and droning/5. For The Sketch Book, Irving shields himself as Geoffrey Crayon, Gentleman, who – at least in Manhattan – readers would know was Washington Irving, though here the style is more fluid, serious and refined than rougher Knickerbocker.

In the fictional pieces of The Sketch Book, Irving goes even deeper into the name game by reviving. SKETCH BOOK OF GEOFFREY CRAYON, rated With One Hundred And Twenty Engravings On Wood, From Original Designs. NY: G.P. Putnam & Sons, Small quarto: black full-morocco leather, extensively stamped in gilt around the borders of the front & rear covers and on the spine; all edges gilt; gilt-tooled inner dentelles; marbled.

results for washington irving sketchbook Save washington irving sketchbook to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. Unfollow washington irving sketchbook to. Knickerbocker, himself, is an archetypal character that Stephen Colbert in all his genius can only aspire to mimic. Somehow Irving's satire is a commentary of NYers lack This was the most entertaining book I have read in a long time/5.

The Knickerbocker Sketch-Book (short stories) The Poetical Writings of Lewis Gaylord Clark (poetry) Knick-Knacks from an Editor's Table (essays) KNICKERBOCKER'S HISTORY OF NEW YORK is the book, published in December,with which Washington Irving, at the age of twenty-six, first won wide credit and influence.

Walter Scott wrote to an American friend, who sent him the second edition——. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. Washington Irving INTRODUCTION PRINCIPAL WORKS CRITICISM FURTHER READING (Has also written under the pseudonyms Geoffrey Crayon, Diedrich Knickerbocker, Fray Antonio Agapida, Launcelot Langstaff, and Jonathan Oldstyle) American short story writer, essayist, biographer, and historian.

The following entry presents criticism on Irving's two. Find great deals on eBay for knickerbocker book and knickerbocker classics. Shop with confidence. Sketch Book () Washington Irving Athenaeum Press: Ginn & Co. Very Good/no Jacket. 12mo - Over " To " Tall. Hc Xxxii pp Cover Is Green Cloth With Gilded Stamped Titles And Blind Stamped Front Decoration.

“Rip Van Winkle” first appeared in Washington Irving’s collection of stories, The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., published in The text and illustrations used in this ebook are from the revised edition of the Sketch Book, published in Knickerbocker Elizabeth Bradley Published by Rutgers University Press Bradley, Elizabeth.

Knickerbocker: The Myth behind New York. Rutgers University Press, The Life of Washington Irving,BY: Stanley T. Williams Author of books: Salmagundi; or, The Whim-Whams and Opinions of Lancelot Langstaff, Esq.

(, essays) A History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty by Diedrich Knickerbocker (, nonfiction, satire) Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, : The Sketch Book contains Irving’s two best-loved stories, “Rip Van Winkle” and “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” It also includes many sketches of English country and city life, as well as nostalgic portraits of vanishing traditions, like the old celebrations of Christmas.

The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume Washington Irving $ Selections from the Sketch Book. Washington Irving $ - $ The Knickerbocker; Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume Washington Irving $ - $ The Knickerbocker; Or, New York Monthly Magazine, Volume 9.

INunder the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker, Washington Irving published ''Knickerbocker's History of New York.'' In this book-length parody. 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 was published serially throughout and The collection includes two of Irving's best-known stories, attributed to the fictional Dutch historian Diedrich Knickerbocker: "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and.

This study investigates Washington Irving's use of Dutch language, literature, and popular culture, set in a historical Dutch-colonial context, in the light of their European ancestry and with the aid of Dutch sources.

For the first time, the source of the Knickerbocker History's title page motto is identified as the Spiegel by Jacob Cats, an immensely popular seventeenth-century Dutch : Elisabeth Paling Funk.

Washington Irving () trained as lawyer before deciding to pursue a literary career and, with his brother, producing a series of satirical essays and poems, including A History of New York from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty and Sketch Book.

He is also the author of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle/5(12). The result was The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent (–20), a collection of stories and essays that mix satire and whimsicality with fact and fiction.

Most of the book’s odd pieces concern Irving’s impressions of England, but six chapters deal with American subjects. Washington Irving's first full-length book appeared in December The volume was a fanciful and often satirical history of his beloved New York City as told by.

His History of New York (), written by the fictitious Diedrich Knickerbocker, is a burlesquely comic chronicle of the city of New York when it was still a small Dutch settlement. The Sketch Book (–20) is a medley of short stories, essays, and articles. Washington Irving () was an American author, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century.

He is best known for his short stories "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, : Musaicum Books. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Washington Irving (Irving, Washington, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.

Irving, Washington, Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey (Gutenberg text) Irving, Washington, The Adventures of Captain Bonneville Gutenberg text. The Sketch Book also illustrates the danger of inflexibility in exclusive commitment to the past. For instance, Sleepy Hollow keeps legends alive, unlike the rest of this “restless country,” but it is insular and doomed to extinction as a community that will only exist in narrative, although that narrative itself can foster communal bonds.

Buy a cheap copy of The Original Knickerbocker: The Life of book by Andrew Burstein. Washington Irving-author, ambassador, and Manhattanite-has largely slipped from America’s memory, and yet, his creations are well known.

Acclaimed historian Andrew Free shipping over $Cited by: Washington Irving 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 book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

His historical works include biographies of George Washington, Oliver Goldsmith and Muhammad, and several histories.The Sketch Book in both England and the United States assured Irving that he could live by his pen. In he produced Brace bridge Hall, a sequel to The Sketch Book.

Further reading and thinking, though brought the vague inclination into more reasonable bounds, only served to make it more decided as a writer. It was then the author visited.