The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

A. Books Designed by Will H. Bradley
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Washington Irving. The legend of Sleepy Hollow; from the sketch book of Washington Irving.

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A22.1 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow cover binding

Cover binding.

First edition.
New York: R.H. Russell [Springfield, MA: Wayside Press], 1897. 61 pp.

Coll: 8vo (4 3/16″w. x 7 5/8″h.).

Half-title: The LEGEND OF | SLEEPY HOLLOW

Title [in black and red]: The LEGEND OF | SLEEPY | HOLLOW | From The Sketch Book of | WASHINGTON IRVING | Published for WILL BRADLEY by | R. H. RUSSELL, New York.

Title [verso]: ‘Copyright, 1897, by WILL BRADLEY.’

Colophon: ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Printed at The Wayside Press, Springfield Mass., U.S.A., by Will Bradley in November, MDCCCXCVII.’

Binding: Pictoral brown paper-covered boards. Cover printed in dark brown ink: [all within single, thick-ruled frame] The LEGEND of | SLEEPY | HOLLOW | [woodcut-style illustration of Katrina] | [initialed bottom left] B

One-color paper spine label: ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’

Plain back cover. All edges uncut, some unopened. Plain end-papers, front and back.

Notes: First edition designed, illustrated, laid-out and printed by Will Bradley at the Wayside Press, Springfield, MA, in Nov 1897. Listed under ‘Wayside Publications’ in R.H. Russell’s ad, Publishers’ Weekly (29 Jan 1898).

Ref: Bambace A22.

Cite: Irving, Washington. The legend of Sleepy Hollow; from the sketch book of Washington Irving. First edition. New York: R.H. Russell [Springfield, MA: Wayside Press], 1897.

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A22.1a The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Frontispiece and pg [7].

Frontispiece and pg [7].

Second edition.
New York: R.H. Russell [Cambridge, MA: Wayside Department of the University Press], 1901. 61 pp.

Coll: 8vo (4 3/16″w. x 7 5/8″h.).

Binding: Same as first edition. Pictoral brown paper-covered boards. Cover printed in dark brown ink: [all within single, thick-ruled frame] The LEGEND of | SLEEPY | HOLLOW | [woodcut illustration of Katrina] | [initialed bottom left] B

One-color paper spine label: ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’

Plain back cover. All edges uncut, some unopened. Plain end-papers, front and back.

Notes: Arranged and printed by the Wayside Department of the University Press (really Will Bradley, after he sold the company and moved it to the University Press). Published by R.H. Russell for the University Press as one of thirteen titles in the ‘Wayside Series.’ Listed in R.H. Russell’s ads in Publishers’ Trade List Annual (1901), and Book Buyer (Apr 1901), pg 251.

Ref: Bambace, pg 27.

Cite: Irving, Washington. The legend of Sleepy Hollow; from the sketch book of Washington Irving. Second edition. New York: R.H. Russell [Cambridge, MA: Wayside Department of the University Press], 1901.

A22c Third edition.
New York: Harper & Brothers [Cambridge, MA: University Press], 1903. 61 pp.

Coll: 8vo (4 3/16″w. x 7 5/8″h.): [18 2-416 58], 32 leaves, pp. [8] 8-61 [3].

Title [in black and red]: The LEGEND OF | SLEEPY | HOLLOW | From The Sketch Book of | WASHINGTON IRVING | Published for THE UNIVERSITY PRESS | by HARPER & BROTHERS, NEW YORK.

Title [verso]: Copyright, 1897, by WILL BRADLEY.

No colophon.

Binding: Same as first edition.

Notes: Re-issued in same format by Harper & Brothers for the University Press as one of the ‘Wayside Series.’ Listed in Harper & Brothers’ ad, Publishers’ Trade List Annual (15 Jul 1903), pg 33.

Ref: Bambace, pg 27

Cite: Irving, Washington. The legend of Sleepy Hollow; from the sketch book of Washington Irving. Third edition. New York: Harper & Brothers [Cambridge, MA: University Press], 1903.


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A22.1.1 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow cover illustration.

The legend of Sleepy Hollow, cover design. Pen and ink drawing, 1897.

The LEGEND of | SLEEPY | HOLLOW

Cover design. Katrina in front of tree, with hand-lettered title. Pen and ink drawing, 1897.

Initialed at lower left: B


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A22.2 illo for The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

The legend of Sleepy Hollow, frontispiece. Pen and ink drawing, 1897.

Frontispiece. Max and Katerina. Pen and ink drawing, 1897.

Initialed bottom left: B.


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A22.3 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Title page decoration.

The legend of Sleepy Hollow, title page decoration. Pen and ink drawing, 1897.

Title page decoration. Fruit and floral basket. Pen and ink drawing, 1897.

Unsigned.

 

Citation: Lindsay, Martin S. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Website: WillBradley.com. Accessed 23 Mar 2017, <http://willbradley.com/work/books/the-legend-of-sleepy-hollow/>. Bibliography. References.