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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon (1819–1820)
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Philip of Pokanoket : An Indian Memoir. - The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon (1819–1820)
Washington Irving
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon (1819–1820)
Washington Irving
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The Complete Works of Washington Irving in One Volume, Baudry's European Library, 1834, p. 41, "Salmagundi"


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Born: April 3, 1783

Died: November 28, 1859 (aged 76)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Writer, essayist, biographer, diplomat

Bio: Washington Irving was an American author, essayist, biographer and historian of the early 19th century. He is 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.

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