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A History of New-York: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty

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This is a reissue of the two-volume satire subtitled A History of NewYork, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty.Published to popular acclaim in 1809, this work, considered the first importantcontribution to American comic literature, was Washington Irvingis first book.The second volume contains seven chapters on the reign of Peter Stuyvesantand his troubles with the Amphyctionic Council. The book also records thegallant achievements of Peter the Headstrong and his problems with the British, as well as the eventual fall of the Dutch Dynasty.About The AuthorDiedrich Knickerbocker was the pseudonym used by WashingtonIrving (1783-1859). When the twenty-six-year-old lawyer published this humorousblend of history and fantasy, it immediately established his reputation as anAmerican literary celebrity. Irving went on to delight readers with his Legendof Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle, among other classics.

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This is a reissue of the two-volume satire subtitled

Synopsis:

This is a reissue of the two-volume satire subtitled A History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty. Published to popular acclaim in 1809, this work, considered the first important contribution to American comic literature, was Washington Irvingis first book. The second volume contains seven chapters on the reign of Peter Stuyvesant and his troubles with the Amphyctionic Council. The book also records the gallant achievements of Peter the Headstrong and his problems with the British, as well as the eventual fall of the Dutch Dynasty.

Synopsis:

This is a reissue of the two-volume satire subtitled A History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty. Published to popular acclaim in 1809, this work, considered the first important contribution to American comic literature, was Washington Irvingis first book.

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ISBN:
9781565549463
Author:
Knickerbocker, Diedrich
Author:
Irving, Washington
Author:
Knickerbocker, Diedrich
Publisher:
Firebird Press
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Americana-General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20020131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
244
Dimensions:
8.24x5.08x.63 in. .59 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This is a reissue of the two-volume satire subtitled
"Synopsis" by , This is a reissue of the two-volume satire subtitled A History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty. Published to popular acclaim in 1809, this work, considered the first important contribution to American comic literature, was Washington Irvingis first book. The second volume contains seven chapters on the reign of Peter Stuyvesant and his troubles with the Amphyctionic Council. The book also records the gallant achievements of Peter the Headstrong and his problems with the British, as well as the eventual fall of the Dutch Dynasty.
"Synopsis" by , This is a reissue of the two-volume satire subtitled A History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty. Published to popular acclaim in 1809, this work, considered the first important contribution to American comic literature, was Washington Irvingis first book.
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