first edition Hardcover
1832 · London
by Irving, Washington [1783 - 1859]; Crayon, Geoffrey [Pseudonym]
London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1832. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavos; VG-; Brown leather spine with faded gilt lettering and raised bands; Boards are wrapped in protective mylar cover and show minor edgewear to base (especially vol. I), the top corner of the front cover of vol. I is bumped, and the front covers of both volumes are slightly bowed; Textblock shows minor shelfwear to bottom edges, light age-toning throughout, and occasional foxing (more prominent in vol. II); the name of a pervious owner is inscribed on the title page of vol. II "Anne Wales"; Rebound in 3/4 leather with marbled boards; CONTENTS: Vol. I (viii, 333 pages) -- Vol. II (299 pages); CX Consignment; shelved on bookshelves to the left of the copier. Simultaneously released in 1832 by Colburn & Bentley in London, and by Carey & Lea in Philadelphia. Published under Irving's long-standing pseudonym "Geoffrey Crayon." 1346115. Special Collections.
(Inventory #: 1346115)