EARLY SET IN FULL DICED CALF
CRAYON, Geoffrey (IRVING, Washington) ~ The Sketch Book; Bracebridge Hall; Tales of a Traveller.
London: John Murray, 1823, 1824 & 1825.
6 volumes, 7.5 inches tall. Very elegant Georgian bindings with gilt raised bands, twin labels, gilt tooling to the panels and diced boards. 'The Sketch Book', containing "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle", along with James Fenimore Cooper's 'Leatherstocking Tales', was the first widely read work of American literature in Britain and Europe.