Washington Irving Henry Van Ness Boynton

ISBN: 9781409919896

Published: February 6th 2009

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64 pages


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Washington Irving  by  Henry Van Ness Boynton

Washington Irving by Henry Van Ness Boynton
February 6th 2009 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 64 pages | ISBN: 9781409919896 | 8.60 Mb

1901 biography of the great American author. Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 - November 28, 1859) was an American author, essayist, biographer and historian of the early 19th century. He was best known for his short stories The Legend of SleepyMore1901 biography of the great American author. Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 - November 28, 1859) was an American author, essayist, biographer and historian of the early 19th century.

He was best known for his short stories The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle, both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. His historical works include biographies of George Washington, Oliver Goldsmith and Muhammad, and several histories of 15th-century Spain dealing with subjects such as Christopher Columbus, the Moors, and the Alhambra.

Irving also served as the U.S. minister to Spain from 1842 to 1846.



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