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 Disasterous 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 Published

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Dodd, Mead, Publishers, 1915 - New York (State) - 299 pages
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In 1809, Irving published his first book, A History of New York, from the point of view of a Dutch professor named Diedrich Knickerbocker. He promoted the book by claiming the professor was a real ... Read full review

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