The Keeping of Christmas at Bracebridge Hall
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There is truth in the saying that onlookers see more of the game than the players, and in the same way it may be said that in this series of sketches of rural England, with descriptions of rustic customs, and above all of the hearty keeping of Christmas in an old country house, the eyes of a sympathetic American, born in colonial days, have seen things worth recording that...more
Hardcover, 328 pages
Published September 1st 2007 by Kessinger Publishing (first published 1890)
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Washington Irving was an American author, essayist, biographer and historian of the early 19th century. He began his literary career at the age of nineteen by writing newspaper articles under the pseudonym, "Jonathan Oldstyle."

In 1809, he published, The History of New York, under his most well known public persona, Diedrich Knickerbocker.

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