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Illustrations for works by Washington Irving

Collection Data

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, 1820-1832, cf. BAL 10107-10108, 10227, 10230, 10232-10233, 10235, 10255, 10282. Cf. also Williams & Edge. Irving, p. 62, p. 103-104; Langfeld & Blackburn. Irving, p. 82. The illustrated ed. of the History (1824) cited by Williams & Edge, p. 62, is apparently the NYPL copy; the illustrated ed. of the Sketch-book (1822) cited by Langfeld & Blackburn is the NYPL copy. Both contain prints from the present series, with imprint and date as above.
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859 (Author)
Myers, Andrew B. (Donor)
John Murray (Firm) (Publisher)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1823-02-01
Place: London
Publisher: Published by John Murray (Albemarle Street)
Issuance: monographic
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll 92-5
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859. History of New York -- Illustrations
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859. Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent -- Illustrations
Content: Washington Irving Esqr., author of The sketch book / G.S. Newton, del. ; E. Scriven, sculp. -- A royal poet (Sketch book, vol. 1) / C.R. Leslie, del. ; C. Heath, sculp. -- Rip van Winkle (Sketch book, vol. 1) / C.R. Leslie, del. ; C. Rolls, sculp. -- Philip of Pokanoket (Sketch book, vol. 2) / C.R. Leslie, del. ; C. Heath, sculp. -- The legend of Sleepy Hollow (Sketch book, vol. 2) / C.R. Leslie, del. ; C. Rolls, sculp. -- Lawsuit decided by Wouter van Twiller (Knickerbocker, Book III, Chap. 1) / W. Allston, del. ; J. Romney, sculp. -- Dutch fire-side (Knickerbocker, Book III, Chap. 3) / C.R. Leslie, del. ; W. Finden, sculp. -- Dutch courtship (Knickerbocker, Book III, Chap. IV) / C.R. Leslie, del. ; C. Rolls, sculp. -- Antony van Corlear setting off for the wars (Knickerbocker, Book IV, Chap. 5) / C.R. Leslie, del. ; A.W. Warren, sculp. -- William Kieft introducing a new mode of punishment for beggars (Knickerbocker, Book IV, Chap. 5) / C.R. Leslie, del. ; J. Romney, sculp. -- Peter Stuyvesant rebuking the cobler (Knickerbocker, Book VII, Chap. 1) / C.R. Leslie, del. ; E. Finden, sculp.
Statement of responsibility: engraved by E. Scriven, C. Heath, C. Rolls, J. Romney, W. Finden, A.W. Warren and E. Finden, after C.R. Leslie, G.S. Newton and W. Allston.
Physical Description
Extent: 11 prints : engraving ; 24 x 16 cm.
Stitched, apparently as issued; in original (?) grayish brown wrappers.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11655867
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 524b9f60-ac30-0130-eae9-58d385a7bbd0
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