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Irving, Washington 1783-1859

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Works: 4,920 works in 19,866 publications in 17 languages and 290,836 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Ghost stories  Short stories  Fantasy fiction  Sources  Diaries  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Librettist, Author of introduction, Composer, Honoree, Conceptor, Dedicatee, Performer, Other
Classifications: PS2066, FIC
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Publications about Washington Irving
Publications by Washington Irving
Publications by Washington Irving, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Washington Irving
The legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving( Book )
246 editions published between 1820 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 6,845 libraries worldwide
Illustrations by Arthur Rackham accompany this retelling of Irving's classic tale of a headless horseman
The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent by Washington Irving( Book )
530 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,947 libraries worldwide
A collection of miscellaneous sketches, short stories, and essays, many of them humorous; includes such favorites as Rip Van Winkle, The Spectre bridegroom, and The legend of Sleepy Hollow
Astoria, or, Anecdotes of an enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains by Washington Irving( Book )
330 editions published between 1800 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 3,673 libraries worldwide
In 1810 John Jacob Astor sent two expeditions to the mouth of the Columbia River to establish a far flung trade empire based on furs. Three years later his plans were in ruins and his headquarters at Astoria with it's huge stock of valuable pelts were in the hands of the British and sold at a great loss to the North West Company. This daring venture was the real opening of the west. An important saga of the Western Fur Trade. John Jacob Astor, supplied Irving with many of the journals and other materials which he used in writing this history
The Alhambra : palace of mystery and splendor by Washington Irving( Book )
422 editions published between 1805 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,572 libraries worldwide
Legends, tradition, and fairy tales which time has woven around the ruins of the beautiful Moorish palace
Rip Van Winkle, and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving( Book )
166 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,282 libraries worldwide
Two stories from the Catskill Mountains: one featuring a man who sleeps for twenty years, waking to a much-changed world and the other, a superstitious schoolmaster who encounters a headless horseman
The sketch book by Washington Irving( Book )
325 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 3,057 libraries worldwide
Tales and sketches dealing with Hudson Valley traditions and life in England as seen by an American observer
History, tales, and sketches by Washington Irving( Book )
54 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,643 libraries worldwide
A writer of great urbanity and poise, Washington Irving was America's first internationally acclaimed man of letters. Here in one volume are the writings that established his reputation and earned him the admiration of Hawthorne, Poe, Coleridge, Byron, Scott, and Dickens. Written in the character of an elderly gentleman of the old school, "Letters of Jonathan Oldstyle, Gent." is a series of comic reports on the theater, theater-goers, fashions, balls, courtships, duels, and marriages of his contemporary New York. "Salmagundi" continues this roguish style of satire and burlesque, and its freshness, energy, and accomplishment took the Anglo-American literary scene by storm. "A History of New York," a wild and hilarious spoof combining real New York history with political satire, is presented here in its original, unexpurgated version. "The Sketch Book" is a brilliant, captivating story collection that draws on vanishing folkways, depictions of Hudson Valley life, and fable; it contains Irving's best-loved stories, "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."
Bracebridge Hall ; Tales of a traveller ; The Alhambra by Washington Irving( Book )
7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 2,106 libraries worldwide
This second Library of America volume of Washington Irving brings together for the first time three collections of his stories and sketches. Bracebridge Hall (1822) was published under the pseudonym Geoffrey Crayon, and centers on an English manor, its inhabitants, and the tales they tell. Interspersed with witty, evocative sketches of country life among the English nobility is the well-known tale "The Stout Gentleman" and stories based on English, French, and Spanish folklore, vividly recounted with Irving's inimitable blend of elegance and colloquial dash. Tales of a Traveller (1824), written after a year-long stay in Germany, is a pivotal work in Irving's career, marking his last experiment with fiction before he turned to the writing of history, biography, and adaptation of folktales. The Alhambra (1832) was inspired by Irving's stay during the spring and summer of 1829 at the ancient Moorish palace in Granada, which he called "one of the most remarkable, romantic, and delicious spots in the world."
The adventures of Captain Bonneville, U.S.A., in the Rocky Mountains and the Far West by Washington Irving( Book )
187 editions published between 1837 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,808 libraries worldwide
During the 1830's Bonneville occasionally traded and traveled with the Flatheads and Pend d'Oreilles. Popular
A tour on the prairies by Washington Irving( Book )
102 editions published between 1835 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,773 libraries worldwide
Account of an expedition in Oct. and Nov. 1832 through a part of the unorganized Indian country now the state of Oklahoma
Tales of a traveller by Washington Irving( Book )
313 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,747 libraries worldwide
An unnamed narrator describes the adventures of an Irish grandfather, a mounted infantryman, on his way from Ostend, Holland, to England
Knickerbocker's history of New York by Washington Irving( Book )
102 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,588 libraries worldwide
For other editions, see Author Catalog
Old Christmas by Washington Irving( Book )
106 editions published between 1810 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,331 libraries worldwide
From the sketch book of Washington Irving, stories are among earliest popular accounts of nineteenth-century English Christmas customs, many adopted in United States
The life and voyages of Christopher Columbus by Washington Irving( Book )
279 editions published between 1827 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,237 libraries worldwide
Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 - November 28, 1859) was an American author of the early 19th century. 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), he was also a prolific essayist, biographer and historian. Irving and James Fenimore Cooper were the first American writers to earn acclaim in Europe, and Irving is said to have encouraged authors such as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Edgar Allan Poe. Irving was also the U.S. minister to Spain 1842-1846
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow ; &, Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
In the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Ichabod Crane, a superstitious schoolmaster, in love with a wealthy farmer's daughter, has a terrifying encounter with a headless horseman. Rip Van Winkle falls asleep for twenty years in the Catskill Mountains and wakes to a much-changed world
Journals and notebooks by Washington Irving( Book )
8 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
The voyage by Washington Irving( file )
7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Life of George Washington by Washington Irving( Book )
1 edition published in 1881 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Washington Irving by Charles Dudley Warner( Book )
4 editions published between 1880 and 1909 in English and Undetermined and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A priceless legacy of romance, tradition and charm
Rip Van Winkle by Joseph Jefferson( Book )
3 editions published between 1895 and 2003 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Walnut Street Theatre, J.S. Clarke, proprietor, George K. Goodwin, manager. Sixty-ninth regular dramatic season. Last week of the regular dramatic season. Mr. Joseph Jefferson who will make his first appearance in four years, in Dion Boucicault's great drama, in 3 acts entitled "Rip Van Winkle, or, The Sleep of Twenty Years." Mr. Joseph Jefferson as Rip Van Winkle every evening and Saturday matinee. Orchestra under the direction of C.R. Dodworth
 
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Alternative Names
Agapida, Antonio.
Agapida Antonio 1783-1859
Agapida, Antonio, Fray
Agapida, Fray A. 1783-1859
Agapida, Fray Antonio 1783-1859
Author of The sketch-book.
Author of "The sketch-book," 1783-1859
Āvingu 1783-1859
Crayon , Geoffrey
Crayon Geoffrey 1783-1859
Crayon, Geoffrey, Gent.
Crayon, Geoffrey, Pseud. de Washington Irving
Crayon, Geoffroy 1783-1859
Crayon, Gottfried 1783-1859
Crayon, Greoffrey
Crayton, Geoffrey 1783-1859
Crayton, Geoffroy 1783-1859
Ērvings, Vašingtons 1783-1859
Hua sheng dun Ou wen 1783-1859
Huashengdun Ouwen 1783-1859
Irfinj, Washinjtun.
Irfinj, Wāshinjtūn 1783-1859
Irviṅ, Vāṣiṅgtan 1783-1859
Irving.
Irving, .. 1783-1859
Irving, V.
Irving, V. 1783-1859
Irving, V. (Vashington), 1783-1859
’Irving, Vashington
Irving, Vashington 1783-1859
Irving, Vašington.
Irving, Vašington 1783-1859
Irving W.
Irving, W. 1783-1859
Irving, W. (Washington), 1783-1859
Irving, Washington
Irving, Washington, 1783-1858
Irving, Waszyngton
Irwing , Washington
Irwing, Washington 1783-1859
Kinickerbocker, Diedrich
Knickerbocker , Diedrich
Knickerbocker, Diedrich 1783-1859
Knickerbocker, Diedrick
Knickerbocker, Diedrick, Pseud. de Washington Irving
Knickerbocker Dietrich 1783-1859
Knickerbocker's History of New York, Author of
Langstaff, Launcelot
Langstaff, Launcelot 1783-1859
Oldstyle , Jonathan
Oldstyle, Jonathan 1783-1859
Ou wen 1783-1859
Ou-wen, Hua-sheng-tun.
Ou-wen, Hua-sheng-tun 1783-1859
Ouwen 1783-1859
Sketch-book, Author of.
Sketch-book, Author of 1783-1859
Vaşington Irving
Vasingtonius Irving
Vašingtons Ērvings
Vaşinqton İrvinq
Wagstaffe, Launcelot
Washington Irving
Washington, Irving 1783-1859
Washington Irving americký politik
Washington Irving Amerikaans politicus
Washington Irving amerikanischer Schriftsteller
Washington Irving amerikansk politikar, advokat og diplomat
Washington Irving amerikansk politiker, advokat och diplomat
Washington Irving amerikansk politiker, advokat og diplomat
Washington Irving écrivain américain
Washington Irving escritor estadounidense
Washington Irving pisarz i historyk amerykański
Washington Irving scrittore statunitense
Washington Irving writer, historian and diplomat from the United States
Waşington Irwing
΄Ιρβινγκ, Ουάσινγκτον
Ουάσιγκτον Ίρβινγκ
Вашингтон Ирвинг
Вашингтон Ирвинг американский писатель-романтик
Вашингтон Ірвінг
Вашынгтон Ірвінг
Ирвинг, В.
Ирвинг Вашингтон
Ирвинг, Вашингтон 1783-1859
Ирвинг У
Ирвинг У. 1783-1859
Уошингтън Ървинг
Վաշինգտոն Իրվինգ
אוירווינג, וואשינגטאן
אירווינג, וואשינגטון
אירווינג, וושינגטון 1783-1859
אירוינג, ושינגטון 1783-1859
אירװינג, װאשינגטון 1859־1783
ארווינג, וושינגטן
וושינגטון אירווינג
إرفنج، واشنجتون، 1783-1859
ارفنغ، واشنغتون، 1783-1859
ارونگ، واشنگٹن
إيرفنج، واشنجتن، 1783-1859
إيرفنج، واشنطن، 1783-1859
إيرفنغ، واشنطن، 1783-1859
إيرفينغ، واشنطن، 1783-1859
واشنجتن إرفنج، 1783-1859
واشنطن إيرفنغ، 1783-1859
واشنطن إيرفينج
واشنطن إيرفينج مؤلف وكاتب أمريكي
واشنگتن اروینگ سیاست‌مدار، وکیل، و دیپلمات آمریکایی
واشینقتن اروینق
ਵਾਸ਼ਿੰਗਟਨ ਇਰਵਿੰਗ
வாசிங்டன் இர்விங்
ಅರ್ವಿಂಗ್ ವಾಷಿಂಗ್ಟನ್
വാഷിങ്ങ്ടൺ ഇർവിംഗ്
အားဗင်း၊ ဝါရှင်တန်
어빙, W. 1783-1859
어빙, 워싱턴 1783-1859
어빙, 워싱톤 1783-1859
어어빙, 워싱턴 1783-1859
워싱턴 어빙
ア-ヴィング, W. 1783-1859
アーヴィング, W.
アーヴィング, ワシントン
アービング
アービング, W.
ワシントン・アーヴィング
華盛頓·歐文
華盛頓歐文
華盛頓歐文 1783-1859
歐文 1783-1859
欧文.华盛顿 1783-1859
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