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    "...this sequestered glen has long been known by the name of Sleepy Hollow..."

    [Washington Irving]. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. New York: C. S. Van Winkle, 1819-1820. Early mixed edition bound from parts. Seven parts in two octavo volumes. Second printing of Parts I, VI, and VII; presumed first printing of Part II (though BAL lists no textual differences for distinction); Parts III-V are later, as their respective title pages list the publication date as 1820. Contemporary full calf with gilt-stamped leather spine labels. Marbled endpapers. Some abrading to the front cover of Volume II. Noticeable damp-staining and foxing to text. A good copy of an early assembly of all seven parts of an American classic. BAL 10106.

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