New York: R. H. Russell, 1900.
Quarto. Hard Cover. Washington Irving’s History of New York, attributed to the fictional Dutch historian, Diedrich Knickerbocker, with illustrations by Maxfield Parrish. A satire of contemporary politics and dry history books, and Irving’s first novel. Lacking the frontispiece. Of the seven engraved plates, one has a short closed tear, as do a few leaves of text. Personal inscription on the front flyleaf. Quarter cloth over paper covered boards, with an illustrated title pastedown on the front board. Overall in Very Good condition.
Very Good binding.