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A tour on the prairies

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Indians of North America, Oklahoma -- Description and t
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Account of an expedition in Oct. and Nov. 1832 through a part of the unorganized Indian country now the state of Oklahoma.

Statementby the author of The sketch-book.
SeriesHis Miscellanies -- no. 1.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 335 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23349010M
LC Control Number36029791

A Tour On The Prairies book. Read 18 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the o /5. A Tour on the Prairies and millions of other books are available for instant access.

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Go to /5(13). Your tour guide, Julia Brady Ratliff, will direct you along the path and sights as we follow Irving’s footsteps. With direct quotes from Irving and his crew, we will revisit the experiences he wrote about in his book, A Tour on the Prairies.

Perhaps you will see some of the same plants, insects, trees and animals, prairies and forests. He kept a journal and ultimately wrote a book about the experience.

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.

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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 favorite, retaining its original freshness, vigor, and vividness to this day.4/5(1).

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In the Fall of Washington Irving took part in what he called "a month foray beyond the outposts of human habitation, into the wilderness A tour on the prairies book the Far West." 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.4/5(1). A Tour on the Prairies (Volume 7) (The Western Frontier Library Series) by Irving, Washington and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Get this from a library.

A tour on the prairies. [Washington Irving; Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection (Library of Congress)] -- 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.

Title A tour of the prairies. Contributor Names Irving, Washington, Created / Published. A TOUR On The PRAIRIES. by [Irving, Washington. - ]. 'By the Author of The Sketch-Book'. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition.

Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged.

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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.

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A tour on the prairies by Washington Irving, W. Irving; 23 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Description and travel, Indians of North America, Travel, Indians, Frontier and pioneer life, Accessible book, Descriptions et voyages, Indiens; Places: Oklahoma; People: Washington Irving.

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.

Having heard much of the habits and. 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 A Tour on the Prairies. A Nonfiction book. I knew Irving's tales about old New England -- Rip Van Winkle and so forth -- but his travel writing Nothing, however, could restrain the romantic ardor of the Count for a campaign of buffalo hunting with the Osages, and he had a game spirit that seemed always stimulated by the idea of danger.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the A Tour on the Prairies by Washington Irving at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Jazzybee Verlag. A Tour on the Prairies (CLASSICS OF THE OLD WEST) by Irving, Washington and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 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.

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.

A Tour on the Prairies by Washington Irving Introduction. 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.

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This is a record of Irvings expedition to the western parts of the country. He has captured the essence of the area thro Brand: Readhowyouwant. 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: 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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