The Complete Historical Works of Washington Irving

Life of George Washington, The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, Astoria, Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada, Life of Oliver Goldsmith

Washington Irving: The Complete Historical Works of Washington Irving
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Washington Irving (1783–1859) was an American author, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. His historical works include biographies of George Washington and Oliver Goldsmith, and several histories of 15th-century Spain, dealing with subjects such as the Moors and the Alhambra. Irving served as the U.S. ambassador to Spain from 1842 to 1846.

Contents:

INTRODUCTION:

SPEECH: NEW YORK, FEBRUARY 18, 1842 by Charles Dickens

BIOGRAPHY OF WASHINGTON IRVING by Charles Dudley Warne

A TOUR ON THE PRAIRIES

THE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN BONNEVILLE

ASTORIA

CHRONICLE OF THE CONQUEST OF GRANADA

LIFE OF OLIVER GOLDSMITH

LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON

THE STUDENT'S LIFE OF WASHINGTON