ATTRACTIVE SET OF THE WORKS OF WASHINGTON IRVING
IRVING, Washington. The Works of Washington Irving. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, (1864-1868); also, Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1873-1874. Thirteen volumes. Octavo, early three-quarter brown calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, black and red morocco spine labels, marbled boards, endpapers and edges. $2200.
The Knickerbocker Edition of Irving’s works, handsomely bound, with an engraved frontispiece in each volume and vignette title pages in most volumes, in addition to full-page illustrations throughout.
Contains all of Irving’s classic histories, biographies, tales and accounts of travel, including Knickerbocker’s History of New York, Life of Washington, Life of Columbus, Sketch Book, and Astoria.
A fine set.