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A tour on the praries.

Washington Irving

A tour on the praries.

by Washington Irving

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Published by Pantheon Books in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Oklahoma,
  • Oklahoma -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a pref. by James Playsted Wood, and his commentary on the official report of the state of Indian affairs, 1834. Illus. with etchings by Charles Bodmer and other artists of the period.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF697 .I743 1967
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 240 p.
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22939118M
    LC Control Number67023707

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He, of Ichabod & Rip Van Winkle fame, actually took a trip to the prairies of present-day Oklahoma, following a crew composed of a Commissioner, a Captain, a ruffian Creole, and a bunch of other crazy, insatiable rascals/5.

A Tour of the Prairies Hardcover – Octo by Washington Irving (Author)/5(13). With unparalleled descriptions of the natural terrain—a land of giant flowing rivers and endless golden plains—and vivid depictions of the lives in Native Americans, A 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 Pages: First published inA Tour on the Prairies has never been out of print. The party crossed several wilderness rivers, including the Verdigris and Arkansas.

Irving himself crossed the latter in a makeshift buffalo hide coracle. With unparalleled descriptions of the natural terrain—a land of giant flowing rivers and endless golden plains—and vivid depictions of the lives in Native Americans, A 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 Released on: Novem 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. London - Henry G. Bohn, Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Two volumes bound in one of Irving's A Tour on the Prairies, a novel,and Emerson's Representative Men, a series of lectures.

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24 rows    A tour on the prairies by Washington Irving, W. Irving; 23 editions; First. Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Lausanne and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. A Tour on the Prairies by Washington Irving CHAPTER XXXII.

REPUBLIC OF PRAIRIE DOGS. ON returning from our expedition in quest of the young Count, I learned that a burrow, or village, as it is termed, of prairie dogs had been discovered on the level summit of a hill, about a mile from the camp.

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A., in the Rocky Mountains and the Far West (Annotated) Washington Irving. out of 5 stars /5(13). 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.

"A Tour on the Prairies" is his absorbing account of that journey, which extended from Fort Gibson to the Cross Timbers in what is now Oklahoma. First published init has remained a perennial 4/5(1). As was his habit, Irving kept a memorandum book, which he later expanded into A Tour on the Prairies, a real-life Western adventure in the third decade of the nineteenth century.

His account is 4/5(1). As was his habit, Irving kept a memorandum book, which he later expanded into A Tour on the Prairies, a real-life Western adventure in the third decade of the nineteenth century.

His account is fresh and clear. He saw and makes his readers see the frontiersmen, the trappers, the Indians, and the troopers as they actually were in the s.

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On this tour you’ll see The Surveyor’s House where the Ingalls lived by Silver Lake, the actual restored school Laura and Carrie attended (& were sent home from on that fateful day of seat-rocking from Little Town on the Prairie!), a replica of the Brewster School where Laura first taught, and Ma and Pa’s house on 3rd street (not featured.

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With stunning lakes and small towns calling to be explored, the Canadian Prairies should be top of your must-visit tour /5().

Read this book on Questia. Having, since my return to the United States, made a wide and varied tour, for the gratification of my curiosity, it has been supposed that I did it for the purpose of writing a book; and it has more than once been intimated in the papers, that such a work was actually in the press, containing scenes and sketches of the Far West.

The prairies, as depicted in literature, are a place of beauty and freedom; it is represented as a place of much potential in very distinct ways. Both Washington Irving’s A Tour on the Prairies and William Cullen Bryant’s poem The Prairies involve a great deal of praise surrounding the discovery and exploration of this new.A Tour on the Prairies Washington Irving CHAPTER I.

THE PAWNEE HUNTING GROUNDS.—TRAVELLING COMPANIONS.—A COMMISSIONER.—A VIRTUOSO.—A SEEKER OF ADVENTURES.—A GIL BLAS OF THE FRONTIER.—A YOUNG MAN’S ANTICIPATIONS OF PLEASURE. IN the often vaunted regions of the Far West, several hundred miles beyond the.

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