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Illustrations to Knickerbocker's History Of New York.
Illustrations to Knickerbocker's History Of New York.
Drawn and Eng.d by Steeden [on plates].
London Published June 21st 1830, by T. Palser, 67 Fleet Street.
Rare set of aquatints with original colour, title and nine plates. Sheets c. 150 x 225mm (6 x 8¾"). Some staining, glue marks from scrap album.
Washington Irving's first novel, 'A History of New-York from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty, by Diedrich Knickerbocker' (1809), was a satire of the Dutch colonists in New York of the early 17th century, published as a true history. Amongst those depicted in these later illustrations are Governor Stuiveysant, van Corlear, van Zant, Hardenbrock, Ten Broeken, van Courtland and van Twiller.
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