The Legend of Sleepy Hollow & Rip van Winkle. By Washington Irving. Rare Hardcover.


The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a Gothic story by Washington Irving. Written while Irving was living in Birmingham, England, and then published in 1819. Along with Irving’s companion piece Rip Van Winkle, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is considered one of the earliest examples of American fiction with enduring popularity. Rip van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow first appeared in Washington Irving’s collection of stories, The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

This beautiful edition, with a cover illustration by Sarah B Bolen, will be embraced by longtime fans and entice a new generation of readers.


Hardcover bound in Bordeaux Geltex
Measures 100×160 mm
Black, 120 gram Endpapers
Printed on 115 g wood free, age resistant Munken Premium Cream paper
116 Pages
Sewn book block
Black Ribbon marker and Headbands
Gilded on front and spine

In stock

Weight 0.6 lbs

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