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Washington Irving on the prairie

Henry Leavitt Ellsworth

Washington Irving on the prairie

or, A narrative of a tour of the Southwestin the year 1832

by Henry Leavitt Ellsworth

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Published by American book company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irving, Washington, -- 1783-1859.,
  • Oklahoma -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesA tour of the Southwest in the year 1832.
    Statementby Henry Leavitt Ellsworth ; edited by Stanley T. Williams and Barbara D. Simison.
    ContributionsWilliams, Stanley Thomas, 1888-, Simison, Barbara D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF697 .E58
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 152p. :
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20176892M

    Buy A Tour on the Prairies by Washington Irving online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 23 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Washington Irving (April 3, – Novem ) was an American short-story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories "Rip Van Winkle" () and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" (), both of which appear in his collection The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

    Get this from a library! Washington Irving on the prairie; or, A narrative of a tour of the Southwest in the year ,. [Henry Leavitt Ellsworth; Stanley Thomas Williams; Barbara D Simison] -- Ellsworth went with Washington Irving, Charles Joseph Latrobe, and Albert-Alexandre de Pourtalès. The journey, from September to November , went through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. A Tour on the Prairies by Washington Irving CHAPTER XVII. In crossing a prairie of moderate extent, rendered little better than a slippery bog by the recent showers, we were overtaken by a violent thunder-gust. The rain came rattling upon us in torrents, and spattered up like steam along the ground; the whole landscape was suddenly.

    Washington Irving, (born April 3, , New York, New York, U.S.—died Novem , Tarrytown, New York), writer called the “first American man of letters.”He is best known for the short stories “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and “Rip Van Winkle.”. The favourite and last of 11 children of an austere Presbyterian father and a genial Anglican mother, young, frail Irving grew up. Buy A Tour on the Prairies by Washington Irving (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.


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The much celebrated author, Washington Irving, does not disappoint in his diary approach to his trip into the prairie along with vivid descriptions of the landscape, animals, weather, food, Native American encounters, and the bravery it took to go and see what no Americans had seen up to that time and to return to Fort Gibson outpost to share with the world the new wonders of our /5(13).

Washington Irving on the Prairie: Or a Narrative of a Tour of the Southwest in the Year (Classic Reprint) Paperback – J by Henry Leavitt Ellsworth (Author)/5(2). The much celebrated author, Washington Irving, does not disappoint in his diary approach to his trip into the prairie along with vivid descriptions of the landscape, animals, weather, food, Native American encounters, and the bravery it took to go and see what no Americans had seen up to that time and to return to Fort Gibson outpost to share with the world the new wonders of our expanding country/5(13).

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EasyRead books are available in 11pt and 13pt. type. EasyRead Large books are available in 16pt/5(12). I live in the area for which Irving's travels serve as the basis for this book. Thus, I am very familiar with the background and history of the setting.

I found this book fascinating and a very perceptive look into the land and the peoples that settled in in this time frame/5.

textsWashington Irving on the prairie; or, A narrative of a tour of the Southwest in the year Washington Irving on the prairie; or, A narrative of a Pages: Leaving ‘Sleepy Hollow’ for Indian country, Washington Irving met real Indians, roasted bread on a stick, hunted buffalo and wrote a frontier saga Washington Irving: A Tour on the Prairies Washington Irving and traveling companions share their camp with passing Osages in a chromolithograph from an edition of his narrative "A Tour on the Prairies.".

Washington Irving: History, Tales, and Sketches: The Sketch Book / A History of New York by Washington Irving Hardcover $ Only 1 left in stock - Cited by: 3.

In the Fall of Washington Irving took part in what he called "a month foray beyond the outposts of human habitation, into the wilderness of the Far West." As was his habit, Irving kept a 4/5(1). A Tour on the Prairies by Washington Irving The prairie dog is, in fact, one of the curiosities of the Far West, about which travellers delight to tell marvellous tales, endowing him at times with something of the politic and social habits of a rational being, and giving him systems of civil government and domestic economy, almost.

“THE HARDY FUR-TRAPPER, WITH HIS TRUSTY RIFLE, AND HIS DUSKY BRIDE”: FIRST EDITION OF WASHINGTON IRVING’S TOUR ON THE PRAIRIES, [IRVING, Washington].

A Tour on the Prairies. London: John Murray, Washington Irving used the notes from his tour on the Arkansas and Oklahoma prairie to write this account.

As with any good story, he may have stretched the truth here, changed the timing of 4/5(1). Washington Irving used the notes from his tour on the Arkansas and Oklahoma prairie to write this account.

As with any good story, he may have stretched 4/5(1). Washington Irving on the Prairie: Or, a Narrative of a Tour of the Southwest in the Year By Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, Stanley T.

Williams, Barbara D. Simison No cover image. Washington Irving on the Prairie, or a Narrative of a Tour of the Southwest in the Year Henry Leavitt Ellsworth; Stanley T.

Williams and Barbara D. Simison (eds) Published by. A Tour on the Prairies by Washington Irving - InA Tour on the Prairies stands as a classic portrait of what life was like out West before chronic warfare left the plains and the population decimated.

Irving’s book became a huge success when it was originally published and quickly silenced critics who questioned his affection for Released on: Novem About this Book Catalog Record Details.

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Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. Washington Irving: A Tour on the Prairies A Trek Across the American Frontier In autumnauthor Washington Irving embarked on a month-long journey through Indian Territory in what is now Oklahoma.

We would like to invite you along on the intrepid adventure he took with his motley crew. Buy A Tour on the Prairies by Irving, Washington (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:.

A Tour on the Prairies by Washington Irving CHAPTER XX. THE CAMP OF THE WILD HORSE. The capture of a wild horse is one of the most favorite achievements of the prairie tribes; and, indeed, it is from this source that the Indian hunters chiefly supply themselves. The wild horses which range those vast grassy plains, extending from the.A Tour on the Prairies Washington Irving.

Introduction; Chapter I; Chapter II; Chapter III; Chapter IV; Chapter V; Chapter VI.In autumnauthor Washington Irving embarked on a month-long journey through Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma).Irving, author of well known stories such as Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, described details about his trek in the book he called A Tour on the Prairies.

Irving and his crew first arrived in what would become Oklahoma at the military site Ft. Gibson on.