A History of New York from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty. Containing, among Many Surprising and Curious Matters, the Unutterable Ponderings of Walter the Doubter, the Disastrous Projects of William the Testy, and the Chivalric Achievements of Peter the Headstrong- the Three Dutch Governors of New Amsterdam; Being the Only Authentic History of the Times that Ever Hath Been or Ever Will Be Published. Diedrich Knickerbocker, Washington Irving.

A History of New York from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty. Containing, among Many Surprising and Curious Matters, the Unutterable Ponderings of Walter the Doubter, the Disastrous Projects of William the Testy, and the Chivalric Achievements of Peter the Headstrong- the Three Dutch Governors of New Amsterdam; Being the Only Authentic History of the Times that Ever Hath Been or Ever Will Be Published

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, Publishers, 1915. Maxfield Parrish. Special Knickerbocker Edition. Hardcover. 298pp. Quarto [29.5 cm] 1/4 white cloth with peach colored paper over boards, a gilt stamped title on the spine, and a pictorial paper title label on the front board. Underlying boards exposed at the corners and along the bottom edges of the covers; spine ends gently bumped; two names in ink on the front free endsheet. Very good. Item #47192

Includes eight full page illustrations by master illustrator, Maxfield Parrish. All eight plates tipped in.

Price: $250.00

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