The Works of Washington Irving. Washington IRVING.
The Works of Washington Irving.

The Works of Washington Irving.

London: Henry Bohn, 1850-1854.

Ten volumes, octavo, finely bound by in green half calf with elaborate gilt spines.

Includes biographies of Columbus and the prophet Mohammed

Sterling example of early twentieth century English bookbinding from the workshop of Sangorski & Sutcliff. Although best known for his short stories, particularly the iconic Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Irving was an intellectual and professional diplomat of some renown. This complete edition includes his non-fiction works, including the biographies of Oliver Goldsmith, Christopher Columbus and the prophet Mohammed, and the historical account A Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada.

Sterling example of early twentieth century English bookbinding from the workshop of Sangorski & Sutcliff. Although best known for his short stories, particularly the iconic Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Irving was an intellectual and professional diplomat of some renown. This complete edition includes his non-fiction works, including the biographies of Oliver Goldsmith, Christopher Columbus and the prophet Mohammed, and the historical account A Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada.
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Price (AUD): $1,400.00  other currencies     Ref: #2205439

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