Washington Irving, Esq. Ambassador at Large from The New World to the Old. GEORGE HELLMAN.

Washington Irving, Esq. Ambassador at Large from The New World to the Old.

Publisher: New York: Alfred Knopf, (1925).
Edition: First edition, the author’s copy.
Bibliographical References: BAL vol. 5, page 95.
Book ID: 15477

Description

Original galley proofs, with additional manuscript material and a chromolithographed view of old William St. (Irving’s place of birth) from Valentine’s Manual for 1862.

Comments

¶ Hellman’s set of the galley proofs of his biography of Washington Irving, extensively edited and corrected throughout in his hand. Along with this is a typed page of manuscript from the book with extensive marginal additions and changes; another typescript of “A Note on the Irving Memorial;” and a number of notices of the book which Hellman has typed up. The view of Irving’s birthplace has Hellman’s annotation in the margin, identifying it. The whole of this is wrapped in a trial just jacket with blank flaps, signed by Hellman on the front cover. Enclosed in a quarter morocco slipcase and accompanied by an inscribed copy of the first edition of the book.

Price: $500.00

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