1870 Rip Van Winkle FAMOUS Jefferson Ed Irving Sarony Photograph Illustrations

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Washington Irving (1783 – 1859) was an American author, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century.

 

Rip Van Winkle” is a short story by American author Washington Irving published in 1819 as well as the name of the story’s fictional protagonist made famous by Joseph Jefferson’s play adaption.

 

This “Jefferson edition “of ‘Rip Van Winkle’ is notable for the photographs of the actor Joseph Jefferson as Rip (his most famous role, according to BAL.)  Illustrated with four photographs of Jefferson by one of the most successful 19th-century New York photographers Napoleon Sarony, as well as 13 in-text wood engravings by Darley, Hopin and others. These are typical of carte-de-visite style portraits of actors that would have been offered for sale by theaters and stationers. A fine piece!

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1870 Rip Van Winkle FAMOUS Jefferson Ed Irving Sarony Photograph Illustrations

 

Washington Irving (1783 – 1859) was an American author, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century.

 

Rip Van Winkle” is a short story by American author Washington Irving published in 1819 as well as the name of the story’s fictional protagonist made famous by Joseph Jefferson’s play adaption.

 

This “Jefferson edition “of ‘Rip Van Winkle’ is notable for the photographs of the actor Joseph Jefferson as Rip (his most famous role, according to BAL.)  Illustrated with four photographs of Jefferson by one of the most successful 19th-century New York photographers Napoleon Sarony, as well as 13 in-text wood engravings by Darley, Hopin and others. These are typical of carte-de-visite style portraits of actors that would have been offered for sale by theaters and stationers. A fine piece!

 

Item number: #5468

Price: $399

IRVING, Washington

Rip Van Winkle: a legend of the Kaatskill Mountains

New York: G.P. Putnam and Son, 1870. First Jefferson edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages

o   32p

o   Illustrated with 4 tipped-in plates and 11 woodcuts

  • References: BAL 10385
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Cloth hardcover; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9in X 6in (22.5cm x 15cm)

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Literature

Arts & Architecture

Authors

IRVING, Washington

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete