You are here

Washington Irving

The Life of George Washington

Description: 

The Washington family is of an ancient English stock, the genealogy of which has been traced up to the century immediately succeeding the Conquest. At that time it was in possession of landed estates and manorial privileges in the county of Durham.

Price: $0.00

The Life and Voyages of Christopher

Description: 

The Life and Voyages of Christopher is written by Washington Irving. The Adelantado remained here three months, superintending the building of the fortress, and making the necessary preparations for working the mines and purifying the ore. The progress of the work, however, was greatly impeded by scarcity of provisions, having frequently to detach a part of the men about the country in quest of supplies.

Price: $0.00

Bracebridge Hall

Description: 

Bracebridge Hall is written by Washington Irving. This novelty is now at an end, and of course the feeling of indulgence which it produced. I must now expect to bear the scrutiny of sterner criticism, and to be measured by the same standard with contemporary writers.

Price: $0.00

Astoria

Description: 

Astoria is written by Washington Irving. IN THE COURSE of occasional visits to Canada many years since, I became intimately acquainted with some of the principal partners of the great Northwest Fur Company, who at that time lived in genial style at Montreal, and kept almost open house for the stranger.

Price: $0.00

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Description: 

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is written by Washington Irving. The revenue arising from his school was small, and would have been scarcely sufficient to furnish him with daily bread, for he was a huge feeder, and, though lank, had the dilating powers of an anaconda; but to help out his maintenance.

Price: $0.00

The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon

Description: 

The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon is written by Washington Irving. A collection of Irving's classic short stories, including "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."

Price: $0.00

Tales of the Alhambra

Description: 

Tales of the Alhambra is written by Washington Irving. Rough draughts of some of the following tales and essays were actually written during a residence in the Alhambra; others were subsequently added, founded on notes and observations made there.

Price: $0.00

Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey

Description: 

Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey is written by Washington Irving. Maida reminded him, he said, of a scene on board an armed yacht in which he made an excursion with his friend Adam Ferguson. They had taken much notice of the boatswain, who was a fine sturdy seaman, and evidently felt flattered by their attention.

Price: $0.00

Bracebridge Hall

Description: 

Bracebridge Hall is written by Washington Irving. The ancient house, and the best for housekeeping in this county or the next; and though the master of it write but squire, I know no lord like him. The reader, if he has perused the volumes of the Sketch-Book, will probably recollect something.

Price: $0.00

The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

Description: 

This collection of stories from Washington Irving includes some of America's best-known works of fiction-such as the famous Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow-as well as lesser-known works as The Specter Bridegroom, Westminster Abbey, English Writers on America, Stratford on Avon.

Price: $0.00

..