The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.
"World's Famous Books" also on title page. First published in 1820 by Murray in London at the urging of Scott and other distinguished authors. After this trip to England, Irving returnded to New York to find he had become a household name. Includes tales and essays, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," "The Specter Bridegroom", "Rip Van Winkle" etc. Beautiful gilt decorations on spine. Merrill and Baker. No date, appears around 1890's - 1900. USED. $20.00