Posts Tagged ‘rare books’

“From the Vault” is a weekly post highlighting a rare book from the Clark Library’s extensive collection. This week, Librarian Susan Roeper shares Washington Irving’s 1870 book, Irving Rip Van Winkle, a legend of the Kaatskill Mountains.

Rip Van Winkle: a legend of the Kaatskill Mountains is illustrated with original designs by eminent artists—and these haunting photographs by famous photographer Napoleon Sarony of the comedic actor Joseph Jefferson portraying Rip Van Winkle.

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