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Selected essays from The sketch book by Washington Irving prescribed by the regents of the University of the state of New York for the course in first year English by Washington Irving

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English



  • England,
  • Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.),
  • Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.)


  • England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century,
  • Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.) -- Fiction,
  • Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementwith a biographical sketch, introduction and notes by Arthur Marvin.
SeriesRiverside literature series, extra double no. S
ContributionsMarvin, Arthur, 1867-1918, ed.
LC ClassificationsPS2066.A3 M3
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 200 p.
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6910166M
LC Control Number01026265

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