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Irving, Washington 1783-1859

Works: 4,617 works in 20,719 publications in 24 languages and 291,906 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Juvenile works  Ghost stories  Fantasy fiction  Short stories  Sources  Christmas stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Librettist, Author of introduction, Composer, Honoree, Creator, Conceptor, Performer, Other, Dedicatee
Classifications: PS2066, FIC
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Most widely held works by Washington Irving
The legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving( )

203 editions published between 1820 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 8,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A superstitious schoolmaster, in love with a wealthy farmer's daughter, has a terrifying encounter with a headless horseman
Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving( Book )

295 editions published between 1829 and 2018 in 14 languages and held by 6,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who sleeps for twenty years in the Catskill Mountains wakes to a much-changed world
The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent. by Washington Irving( Book )

503 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 6,387 WorldCat member 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
The Alhambra : palace of mystery and splendor by Washington Irving( Book )

491 editions published between 1805 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 6,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legends, tradition, and fairy tales which time has woven around the ruins of the beautiful Moorish palace
Astoria, or, Anecdotes of an enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains by Washington Irving( Book )

372 editions published between 1800 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 4,388 WorldCat member 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 life and voyages of Christopher Columbus by Washington Irving( Book )

395 editions published between 1827 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 3,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For other editions, see Author Catalog
Life of George Washington by Washington Irving( Book )

338 editions published between 1850 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 3,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five volumes complete in three
Old Christmas by Washington Irving( )

108 editions published between 1810 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,414 WorldCat member 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
Rip Van Winkle, and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving( Book )

171 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,367 WorldCat member 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 )

324 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales and sketches dealing with Hudson Valley traditions and life in England as seen by an American observer
The adventures of Captain Bonneville by Washington Irving( )

112 editions published between 1837 and 2018 in English and Russian and held by 3,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the 1830's Bonneville occasionally traded and traveled with the Flatheads and Pend d'Oreilles. Popular
Tales of a traveller by Washington Irving( Book )

362 editions published between 1800 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 3,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unnamed narrator describes the adventures of an Irish grandfather, a mounted infantryman, on his way from Ostend, Holland, to England
History, tales, and sketches by Washington Irving( Book )

51 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,917 WorldCat member 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."
A tour on the prairies by Washington Irving( Book )

105 editions published between 1835 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 2,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington Irving and his nephew John Treat Irving accompanied Indian Commissioner Henry L. Ellsworth and his party on a tour of the Southern Great Plains in the fall of 1832 among the Osage and Pawnee tribes. The tour was an ususually well-recorded journey
Bracebridge Hall ; Tales of a traveller ; The Alhambra by Washington Irving( Book )

7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 2,650 WorldCat member 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."
Westminster Abbey by Washington Irving( )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 2,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oliver Goldsmith; a biography by Washington Irving( Book )

197 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,999 WorldCat member 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
Mahomet and his successors by Washington Irving( Book )

186 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington Irving had a lifelong interest in Spain and its history under the Moors. He crafted this portrait of Mahomet and Muslims combining both facts and legends in order to show not only the prophet, but also the faith. Irving wrote this work (deciding not to cite sources, as he deemed them unnecessary here) while he was living in Madrid
A history of New-York from the beginning of the world to the end of the Dutch dynasty by Washington Irving( Book )

227 editions published between 1800 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas day by Washington Irving( )

25 editions published between 1819 and 2000 in English and held by 1,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The sketch book History, tales, and sketches
Rip Van WinkleThe sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent.The Alhambra : palace of mystery and splendorAstoria, or, Anecdotes of an enterprise beyond the Rocky MountainsThe life and voyages of Christopher ColumbusLife of George WashingtonOld ChristmasRip Van Winkle, and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow
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, 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, .. 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, 1783-1859

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 American writer, historian and diplomat

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

Waşington Irwing

΄Ιρβινγκ, Ουάσινγκτον, 1783-1859

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, 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, W.




華盛頓歐文 1783-1859

歐文 1783-1859

欧文.华盛顿 1783-1859