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11 edition of Knickerbocker"s History of New York. found in the catalog.

Knickerbocker"s History of New York.

by Washington Irving

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Published by G.P. Putnam"s sons in New York and London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State)
    • Subjects:
    • New York (State) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF122.1 .I79
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6944074M
      LC Control Number04021708
      OCLC/WorldCa476535

      CONCERNING THE CREATION AND POPULATION OF THE WORLD, AS CONNECTED WITH THE HISTORY OF NEW YORK. According to the best authorities, the world in which we dwell is a huge, opaque, reflecting, inanimate mass, floating in the vast ethereal ocean of infinite space.   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete by Washington Irving - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.

      Diedrich Knickerbocker's History of New York by Washington Irving and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at On December 6, , A History of New York, in seven parts and , words, was first offered for sale. Legends about its reception spread rapidly. Legends about its reception spread rapidly.

      The City's Team. The City Game. More than six decades of heroes and heroics. That's the legacy and tradition of the New York Knickerbockers, a charter member of the National Basketball Association. Knickerbocker's History of New York, Vol. 1 Washington IRVING ( - ) Washington Irving, an author, biographer, historian, and diplomat, completed his first major work, a satire of contemporary local history and politics entitled A History of New-York from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty, by Diedrich.


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Walter Scott wrote to an American friend, who sent him the second edition——. Washington Irving's 'A Knickerbocker's History of New York' is the single funniest book in American literature.

Despite a weak and Knickerbockers History of New York. book opening segment on the origin of life and other awkward philosophical questions (the merits of this section are addressed by the author in volume two), once the Dutch colonize the ancient island of "Manhattoes"--present-day Manhattan--Irving hits a Cited by: 2.

Knickerbocker's purported manuscript, A History of New York, was Irving's own. Told from Knickerbocker's point of view, A History of New York is a chronicle of New York's fifty years under Dutch rule in the s that plays fast and loose with the facts, to uproarious effect/5(5).

Later known as Knickerbocker s History of New York, Irving s book introduced the word "knickerbocker" to signify a New Yorker who could trace his or her ancestry to the original Dutch settlers. Knickerbocker's History of New York: Illustrated Washington Irving.

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Prior to its publication, Irving started a hoax akin to today's viral marketing campaigns; he placed a series of missing person adverts in New York newspapers seeking information on Diedrich Knickerbocker, a crusty Dutch historian who had allegedly gone missing from his hotel in Price: $ When in Irving published a satiric history of Dutch New York, he adopted the pseudonym “Diedrich Knickerbocker,” described in press notices as “a small elderly gentleman, dressed in an old black coat and cocked hat” who had strangely disappeared, leaving behind a very curious manuscript.

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New York: Hurst and Co., c. Hardcover. Very Good. 5 x 8 in. Brown cloth boards with black and gilt decoration. Condit.De maaheid die in duister lag, Die fomt unet flaanheid aan den dag. ACCOUNT OF THE AUTHOR. IT was some time, if I recollect right, in the early part of the autumn ofthat a stranger applied for lodgings at the Independent Columbian hotel in Mulberry street, of which I am landlord.

He was a small, brisk-looking old gentleman, dressed in a rusty black coat, a pair of olive velvet breeches.