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Irving, Washington 1783-1859

Works: 5,259 works in 20,425 publications in 23 languages and 261,307 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Juvenile works  Drama  Film adaptations  Sources  Diaries  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Short stories 
Roles: Editor, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Composer, Other, Librettist, Honoree, Author of introduction, Correspondent, Conceptor, Dedicatee, Adapter
Classifications: PS2066, [FIC]
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Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving ( Book )
654 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 16 languages and held by 11,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man who sleeps for twenty years in the Catskill Mountains wakes to a much-changed world
The legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving ( Book )
295 editions published between 1820 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 10,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A superstitious schoolmaster, in love with a wealthy farmer's daughter, has a terrifying encounter with a headless horseman
The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent by Washington Irving ( Book )
1,090 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 9,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tales and sketches dealing with Hudson Valley traditions and life in England as seen by an American observer
Bracebridge Hall ; Tales of a traveller ; The Alhambra by Washington Irving ( Book )
409 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 5,389 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."
Astoria ; or Anecdotes of an enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains by Washington Irving ( Book )
359 editions published between 1800 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,103 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 Alhambra by Washington Irving ( Book )
480 editions published between 1805 and 2012 in 14 languages and held by 5,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Book Description: A Washington Irving classic published in Spain. Includes numerous color plates of the Alhambra
Life of George Washington by Washington Irving ( Book )
314 editions published between 1850 and 2011 in English and German and held by 3,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five volumes complete in three
The adventures of Captain Bonneville by Washington Irving ( Book )
208 editions published between 1837 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 3,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American writer Washington Irving, author of "Rip Van Winkle," presents the fur-trading exploits of the French-born American army captain Benjamin L. E. Bonneville in this 1837 work based on Bonneville's journals of his travels in the West
The life and voyages of Christopher Columbus by Washington Irving ( Book )
331 editions published between 1827 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For other editions, see Author Catalog
Old Christmas by Washington Irving ( Book )
157 editions published between 1810 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comprised of five stories originally from the author's Sketchbook
History, tales, and sketches by Washington Irving ( Book )
52 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,871 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."
The works of Washington Irving ... Illustrated by Washington Irving ( Book )
323 editions published between 1819 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adaptations of three tales by Washington Irving, plus an introduction to the author and discussion questions
Tales of a traveller by Washington Irving ( Book )
356 editions published between 1800 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 2,817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tour on the prairies by Washington Irving ( Book )
118 editions published between 1835 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 2,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Account of an expedition in Oct. and Nov. 1832 through a part of the unorganized Indian country now the state of Oklahoma
Oliver Goldsmith : a biography ; Biography of the late Margaret Miller Davidson by Washington Irving ( Book )
216 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Knickerbocker's History of New York by Washington Irving ( Book )
124 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Published in 1809, this satirical history of New York published under the pseudonym of Dietrich Knickerbocker launched the young Irving to literary prominence and success. It took with the public, Irving later reported, and gave me celebrity, as an original work was something remarkable and uncommon in America
Mahomet and his successors by Washington Irving ( Book )
171 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,856 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 )
218 editions published between 1800 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A chronicle of the conquest of Granada by Washington Irving ( Book )
139 editions published between 1829 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Washington Irving read Don Quixote as a child, sparking a lifelong interest in Spain. When published, Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada a history of the fifteenth-century Spanish war against the Moors in Granada was acclaimed for its engaging writing style, which made it seem less like a history and more like an adventure tale
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Alternative Names
Agapida, Antonio.
Agapida Antonio 1783-1859
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, Pseud. de Washington Irving
Crayon, Geoffroy 1783-1859
Crayon, Gottfried 1783-1859
Crayon, Greoffrey
Crayton, Geoffrey 1783-1859
Crayton, Geoffroy 1783-1859
Ērvings, Vašingtons, 1783-1859
Irfinj, Washinjtun.
Irfinj, Wāshinjtūn 1783-1859
Irviṅ, Vāṣiṅgtan 1783-1859
Irving, .. 1783-1859
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 1783-1859
Irving, Waszyngton.
Irwing, Washington.
Irwing, Washington 1783-1859
Knickerbocker, Diedrich.
Knickerbocker, Diedrich 1783-1859
Knickerbocker, Diedrick, Pseud. de Washington Irving
Knickerbocker Dietrich 1783-1859
Knickerbocker's History of New York, Author of
Langstaff, Launcelot
Langstaff, Launcelot, 1783-1859
Oldstyle, Jonathan, 1783-1859
Ou-wen, Hua-sheng-tun.
Ou-wen, Hua-sheng-tun 1783-1859
Ouwen, Huashengdun, 1783-1859
Sketch-book, Author of.
Sketch-book, Author of 1783-1859
Washington Irving
Washington, Irving 1783-1859
Washington Irving, Jr
΄Ιρβινγκ, Ουάσινγκτον
Ирвинг, Вашингтон 1783-1859
אוירווינג, וואשינגטאן
אירװינג, װאשינגטון 1859־1783
アーヴィング, ワシントン
アービング, W.
欧文.华盛顿 1783-1859
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