Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
 
 
Browse By Category
Antiques & Collectibles
History
Literature & Fiction
Other
Religion & Spirituality

View Subcategories
 
 
 

Author Name    Knickerbocker, Diedrich (Washington Irving) >>

Title   Knickerbocker's a History of New York : From the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty, Author's Revised Edition, Complete in 1 Volume

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good+ with no dust jacket

Publisher   Philadelphia: David McKay Company; 1870

Seller ID   19736

414 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, tan leather over spine and corners, marbled boards and endpapers, top edge gilt, 414 pages, fake footnotes throughout, foreword by 'Seth Handaside'. 2-page publisher catalog in rear. ; Humorous fiction skewering pompous historical style of the era. Originally published 1818. This is 2nd edition, 1848, later printing, about 1870. ; Subtitle concluded: 'Containing, among many surprising and curious matters, the unutterable ponderings of Walter the Doubter, the disasterous projects of William the Testy, and the chivalric achievements of Peter the Headstrong : the three Dutch governors of New Amsterdam ; being the only authentic history of the times that ever hath been, or ever will be published.' ; Exterior shows light rubbing, mainly to spine, where gilt is mostly gone. Title on spine is invisible or label has been lost. No marks, no other defects. Hinges intact, binding tight. Scarce in this condition.

Literature  &  Fiction  Washington  Irving  ;  Humor  ;  New  York  City  ;  Literature  ;  Literary  Fiction  ;  Image  ;  Satire  ; 

Price = 36.00 USD


Other Items You Might Like
Domestic Worship, 2e : (2nd Edition, 1842)

Historical and Business Compendium of Ottawa County, Michigan, Volumes 1 and 2 : A Complete Historical, Statistical, Biographical and Geographical Compendium . . . for 1892-1893

Dr. Chase's Recipes, Or, Information for Everybody : An Invaluable Collection of about Eight Hundred Practical Recipes . . .

Miracles of Saint Nicholas, the : The Sacred Places of St. Nicholas in Bulgaria

Berlinischer Taschen Kalender auf das Gemein Jahr 1822, mit Kupfern : Berlin Pocket Calendar of the Common Year 1822, with Copper Engravings

Regulations for the Instruction and Movement of Cavalry : 1885 Edition

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@gwenfoss.com
Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie