Bracebridge Hall, or, The Humorists

New York: C.S. Van Winkle, 1822.

Price: $1,250.00

Hardcover. First edition. Two volumes. Rebacked in muslin over contemporary marbled-papercovered boards with applied spine labels. Neat gift inscription ("Presented to Thos. Clark 2nd, Esquire, by his friend T. Tredwell. January 1st, 1844"), a handsome, very good or better set with some scattered foxing in the text, and modest edgewear. Irving's follow-up to his successful *Sketch Book*, also published under the Crayon pseudonym. *BAL* 10109.

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Bracebridge Hall, or, The Humorists. Washington IRVING, Geoffrey Crayon.

Washington Irving
birth name: Washington Irving
born: 4/3/1783
died: 11/28/1859

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Writer called the "first American man of letters." He is best known for the short stories "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle." - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore