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WASHINGTON IRVING

1783-1970
American

"Sweet is the memory of distant friends!"

Washington Irving was an American short story writer, 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 collection The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

TITLES BY WASHINGTON IRVING

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