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The legend of Breakneck, [not after 1868].
Rossiter, Thomas Prichard, 1818-1871
Bevan, Edith Rossiter, binder
Curtis, George William, 1824-1892
New-York Historical Society
Original manuscript of the poem ""The Legend of Breakneck,"" written and illustrated by artist Thomas Prichard Rossiter. Manuscript contains 67 full and half page black and white illustrations executed in ink wash. Volume measures 26 x 21 cm. Pasted onto the second front fly leaf is a letter written to Rossiter by George William Curtis, dated Jan. 1, 1868, thanking him for the opportunity to examine the illustrations to the Breakneck legend. Bound in brown leather with a hand tooled decorative title frame executed in brown and green on the cover. Bound by Edith Rossiter Bevan and dated and initialed by her on the bottom border inside the back cover: ""19 . E . H. R. 09""
Hudson, Henry, d. 1611--PoetryIndians in literatureHudson Highlands (N.Y.)--Poetry
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