Knickerbocker's History of New York. Washington Irving.

Knickerbocker's History of New York

NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1894. Kemble, E.W. leather_bound. 364 & 379 pages. 26 1/2 x 19 cm. Illustrations by E. W. Kemble. The Peter Stuyvesant Edition, copy 225 of 281 copies (being one for each year since the founding of Nieuw Amsterdam, 1614 to 1894, this number being 1839). Wide text margins with type within floral borders printed on linen paper, full page illustrations on Japan paper with lettered tissue guards. Cover decorations in gilt, State of New York Seal at center; windmill, crossed clay pipes, tankard and broad brimmed hat at each corner; silk moire endpapers. Extremely handsome presentation. Orig. full English tan calf, brown spine labels lettered and outlined in gilt. Teg. Near fine. 2 vols. Item #18378

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