|Main Author: Irving, Washington,
Title: A history of New York, from the beginning of the world to
end of the Dutch dynasty. : Containing among many
curious matters, the unutterable
ponderings of Walter the Doubter, the
projects of William the Testy, and the
achievments [sic] of Peter the Headstrong, the three
governors of New Amsterdam; being the only
authentic history of the
times that ever hath been, or
ever will be published. / By Diedrich
[Two line of Dutch verse] ; In two volumes. Vol.
Imprint: [New York] : Published by Inskeep & Bradford, New
Bradford & Inskeep, Philadelphia; Wm. M'Ilhenney,
Coale & Thomas, Baltimore; and Morford,
Willington, & Co.
Description: 2 v. : 1 ill. ; 18 cm.
Notes: By Washington Irving.
Frontispiece signed: Copied from an
ancient etching of the
same size, published by Justus Danckers, at
"Copy-right secured according to law."--versos of
Vol. 1: , viii-xxiii, , 268 p.,  folded leaf
plates; v. 2: , 258 p.
References: Shaw & Shoemaker 17820
Amer. fiction, 1774-1850 (2nd ed.), 1408
Local Note(s): American Antiquarian Society copy the gift of Charles
Taylor, 1930. Vol. 2 inscribed: J. Amory.
Subject(s): New York (State)--History--Colonial period, ca.
Stained leather (Binding).
Gold tooled leather
Lettering pieces (Binding).
M'Ilhenney, William, 1779?-1854,
Bradford and Inskeep, publisher.
Coale & Thomas,
E. Morford, Willington, and Co., publisher.
Taylor, Charles Henry, 1867-1941,
Amory, J., former owner.
Primary Material: Book
Call number(s): Reserve 1809
Early American imprints, second series
copyright 2003 American Antiquarian Society
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