IRVING, Washington.

IRVING, Washington.

Rare books by Washington Irving, including first editions, signed first editions and finely bound and illustrated copies of Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, as well as sets of his collected works.

Regularly stocked editions of Irving’s works include the Grolier edition, the first Bentley editions, the Geoffrey Crayon edition of The Works and the first Rackham edition.

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  1. The Works.
    IRVING, Washington. The Works.

    New York : 1891-97

    The Knickerbocker Edition of the Irving collected works, attractively bound. Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 145030

  2. Rip Van Winkle.
    RACKHAM, Arthur (illus.); IRVING, Washington. Rip Van Winkle.

    London : 1905

    First Rackham edition. Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 97218

  3. Rip Van Winkle.
    RACKHAM, Arthur (illus.); IRVING, Washington. Rip Van Winkle.

    London : 1905

    Second impression. Signed by Rackham on the title page. Learn More
    £975.00

    Stock Code: 129291

  4. Rip Van Winkle.
    RACKHAM, Arthur (illus.); IRVING, Washington. Rip Van Winkle.

    London : 1905

    First Rackham edition. Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 35892

  5. Rip Van Winkle.
    RACKHAM, Arthur (illus.); IRVING, Washington. Rip Van Winkle.

    London : 1905

    Signed limited edition, number 26 of 250 copies signed by the artist. This copy also includes a charming original pen and ink portrait of Rip van Winkle by Rackham, dated 17 July 1918. This was the first book wholly illustrated by Rackham to be issued in a limited edition format and it immediately established him as the leading illustrator of lavishly... Learn More
    £8,500.00

    Stock Code: 123180

  6. Rip Van Winkle.
    RACKHAM, Arthur (illus.); IRVING, Washington. Rip Van Winkle.

    London : 1905

    Signed limited edition, number 137 of 250 copies signed by the artist. This was the first book wholly illustrated by Rackham to be issued in a limited edition format and it immediately established him as the leading illustrator of lavishly produced gift books in the Edwardian era. In March 1905 Rackham's originals were exhibited at the Leicester Galleries,... Learn More
    £6,500.00

    Stock Code: 112975

  7. Rip Van Winkle.
    RACKHAM, Arthur (illus.); IRVING, Washington. Rip Van Winkle.

    London : 1905

    First Rackham edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the illustrator on the half-title "R. F. Starkie from Arthur Rackham 9 Oct 05." This is a family presentation: Rackham was married to Edyth Starkie, of an extended and notable Irish family. Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 97541

  8. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
    RACKHAM, Arthur (illus.); IRVING, Washington. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

    Philadelphia : 1928.

    Limited edition, one of 125 copies issued for the US, this copy out of series (there were also 250 issued for the UK). Learn More
    £2,950.00

    Stock Code: 77874

  9. Rip Van Winkle.
    RACKHAM, Arthur (illus.); IRVING, Washington. Rip Van Winkle.

    London : 1931

    Reprint edition using the illustrations from the 1905 printing. Learn More
    £300.00

    Stock Code: 112931

  10. Rip Van Winkle.
    RACKHAM, Arthur (illus.); IRVING, Washington. Rip Van Winkle.

    London : 1905

    First Rackham edition, first impression. Learn More
    £975.00

    Stock Code: 32699

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