LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW by Washington Irving. Illustrated. (1899) - Softcover
By Washington Irving. (191p.) Originally published in 1899.
The photogravures in this volume are from designs from Frederick Simpson Coburn.
The borders are by Margaret Armstrong.
"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" was first published in 1820. Along with Irving's companion piece "Rip Van Winkle", "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is among the earliest examples of American fiction with enduring popularity, especially during Halloween because of a character known as the headless horseman believed to be a Hessian soldier who lost his head to a cannonball in battle.
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