The Sketch Book
Kessinger Publishing, 2004 M03 1 - 328 pages
1820. Washington Irving was the first American literary artist to earn his living solely through his writings and is considered to be the Father of the American Short Story. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. appeared serially in New York and includes the widely renowned stories of Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. See other Irving works available from Kessinger Publishing.