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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent (Story Collection)

  • Type: Short Story Collection

The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent is a 1820 anthology by American author, Washington Irving. - AsNotedIn




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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1817/00/00 Charles Robert Leslie Work Charles R Leslie tells John Miller that Philadelphia bookseller, Mathew Carey, is prepared to spend $250 a year to get the latest British publications.
1819/06/23 Washington Irving Author The first installment of "The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent" by Washington Irving is published simultaneously in Baltimore, Boston, New York and Philadelphia.
1819/06/23 C S Van Winkle Publisher The first installment of "The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent" by Washington Irving is published simultaneously in Baltimore, Boston, New York and Philadelphia.
1820/00/00 Fearful of British Booksellers selling The Sketch Book without adapting it for the London public or paying him, Irvine approaches John Murray, the eminent publisher, who politely declines to publish The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon in England.
1820/02/16 John Miller (transatlantic publisher) Publisher The first four American installments are collected into a single volume and self-published by Irving in London, by John Miller's Burlington Arcade imprint. Burlington Arcade, London London
1820/04/00 John Miller (transatlantic publisher) Publisher In early April, John Miller's Burlington Arcade imprint goes bankrupt, leaving the bulk of "The Sketch Book" unsold in his warehouse. Burlington Arcade, London London
1820/05/00 Walter Scott Promoter More propitious than Hercules, Walter Scott puts his own shoulder to the wheel. Through his favorable representations, Murray is quickly induced to undertake the future publication of The Sketch Book which he had previously declined.
1820/07/00 John Murray (publisher) Publisher John Murray publishes the 2nd volume of The Sketch Book, including the pieces from the final 3 American installments, plus 3 additional works: "Philip of Pokanoket" and "Traits of Indian Character" and "L'Envoy", where Irving thanks his British readers.
1848/00/00 G P Putnam and Co Publisher G P Putnam publishes Irvine's Revised Edition "The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon" with two new stories: "London Antiques" and "A Sunday in London". Illustrator: F O C Darley, Engravers: Benjamin F Childs, Henry Walker Herrick and John William Orr.
1848/00/00 Felix Octavius Carr Darley Illustrator G P Putnam publishes Irvine's Revised Edition "The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon" with two new stories: "London Antiques" and "A Sunday in London". Illustrator: F O C Darley, Engravers: Benjamin F Childs, Henry Walker Herrick and John William Orr.

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Particulars for The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent (Story Collection):
Narrative Arts Anthology collections of compositions selected by the compiler
Art Type Book a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.
Art Type Collection of Essays assemblage of analytic literary compositions
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Narrative Arts Narrative Prose ordinary written language which tells a story
Art Type Short Story Collection an assembly of short fiction narratives

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