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Selected writings of Washington Irving

Author: Washington Irving; Saxe Commins
Publisher: New York : Modern library, [1945]
Series: Modern library of the world's best books, 240.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859.
Selected writings of Washington Irving.
New York, Modern library [1945]
(OCoLC)568222119
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Washington Irving; Saxe Commins
OCLC Number: 275592
Notes: "First Modern library edition, 1945."
Description: xix, 669 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: I. From The sketch book. Rip Van Winkle ; The legend of Sleepy Hollow ; The spectre bridegroom ; The broken heart ; The Boar's Head Tavern, Eastcheap ; Roscoe ; Traits of Indian character ; The mutability of literature --
II. From Bracebridge Hall. The stout gentleman ; The haunted house ; Dolph Heyliger --
III. From Tales of a traveller. The bold dragoon ; Literary life ; A literary dinner ; The Club of Queer Fellows ; The poor-devil author --
IV. From The Alhambra. Palace of the Alhambra ; Inhabitants of the Alhambra ; The Hall of Ambassadors ; The mysterious chambers ; The Court of Lions ; Local traditions ; Legend of the Arabian astrologers ; Legend of the Moor's legacy --
V. From Wolfert's Roost and other papers. Wolfert's Roost ; "A time of unexampled prosperity" ; The great Mississippi bubble --
VI. A history of New York.
Series Title: Modern library of the world's best books, 240.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited, with an introduction, by Saxe Commins.

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