Salmagundi; or, The Whim-Whams and Opinions of Launcelot Langstaff, Esq. and Others. WASHINGTON IRVING, James Kirke Paulding, Washington, JAMES KIRKE PAUIrving, William Irving.

Salmagundi; or, The Whim-Whams and Opinions of Launcelot Langstaff, Esq. and Others.

Publisher: London: Printed by T. Davison for Thomas Tegg, Rodwell and Martin; Edinburgh: R. Griffin, 1824.
Edition: The second English edition, preceded by the edition of 1811.
Bibliographical References: BAL 10243, title page A.
Condition: Spine and edges a little faded and rubbed; attractive copy.
Book ID: 1503

Description

8vo, contemporary quarter calf, marbled sides, black leather labels, gilt decorations and lettering.

Comments

¶ This second English edition, published while Irving was a resident of England and on the heels of his popular Sketch-Book. The “Prefatory Notice” describes Irving’s writings in glowing terms - an unusual tribute from the English to an American writer of that period.

Price: $275.00