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A tour of the prairies.

Washington Irving

A tour of the prairies.

by Washington Irving

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Published by Lovell in N.Y .
Written in English


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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 in , it has remained a perennial favorite, retaining its original freshness, vigor, and vividness to this day. /5(4). With diverse seasons and terrain, Canada offers an ever-changing variety of experiences and scenery, and the Prairies are an area you should make time to visit on a tour. With stunning lakes and small towns calling to be explored, the Canadian Prairies should be top of your must-visit tour list/5().

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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 A GRAND PRAIRIE.—CLIFF CASTLE.—BUFFALO TRACKS.—DEER HUNTED BY WOLVES.— CROSS TIMBER. AFTER a toilsome march of some distance through a country cut up by ravines and brooks, and entangled by thickets, we emerged upon a grand prairie. Here one of the characteristic scenes of the Far West broke upon us.


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The much celebrated author, Washington Irving, does not disappoint in his diary approach to his trip into the prairie along with vivid descriptions of the landscape, animals, weather, food, Native American encounters, and the bravery it took to go and see what no Americans had seen up to that time and to return to Fort Gibson outpost to share with the world the new wonders of our /5(14).

Enjoyable - Irving's always funny writing with an up-close look at the prairies of Oklahoma and Kansas in The construct of the tour is odd from a modern perspective, a bit exploitative, but he certainly seemed to enjoy a month of gallivanting and hunting with soldiers that don't seem to /5.

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   The much celebrated author, Washington Irving, does not disappoint in his diary approach to his trip into the prairie along with vivid descriptions of the landscape, animals, weather, food, Native American encounters, and the bravery it took to go and see what no Americans had seen up to that time and to return to Fort Gibson outpost to share with the world the new wonders of our /5(13).

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.

A tour of the prairies. book 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). "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). 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 what is now Oklahoma.

We would like to invite you along on the intrepid adventure he took with his motley crew. Washington Irving: A Tour on the Prairies. Washington Irving was pushing 50 and more of a bon vivant than a frontiersman when he set out in on a monthlong trek across future Indian Territory. (Library of Congress) Washington Irving was America’s first author-celebrity—one moccasined step ahead of James Fenimore Cooper, who gained fame for his Leatherstocking Tales, featuring frontier rifleman Natty.

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Arcana Coelestia, Volume : Jazzybee Verlag. 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.

Bound in calf leather. Ralph Waldo Emerson ( ) was an American essayist, philosopher, poet, and leader of. 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. Better World Books. A tour on the prairies.: With a pref.

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Contributor Names. Irving, Washington, Created / Published. New York, John W. Lovell company [] Subject Headings. - Oklahoma--Description and travel. - Indians of. A tour on the prairies.: With a pref. by James Playsted Wood, and his commentary on the official report of the state of Indian affairs, Buy A Tour on the Prairies by Washington Irving online at Alibris.

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Link to this page view Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page. Finished. A tour of the prairies. A tour of the prairies. In autumnauthor Washington Irving embarked on a month-long journey through Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma).Irving, author of well known stories such as Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, described details about his trek in the book he called A Tour on the Prairies.

Irving and his crew first arrived in what would become Oklahoma at the military site Ft. Gibson on. Tour on the prairies. Norman, University of Oklahoma Press [] (OCoLC) Online version: Irving, Washington, Tour on the prairies.

Norman, University of Oklahoma Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Washington Irving.A Tour on the Prairies by Washington Irving CHAPTER XX.

THE CAMP OF THE WILD HORSE. HUNTERS STORIES.—HABITS OF THE WILD HORSE.—THE HALF-BREED AND HIS PRIZE.— A HORSE CHASE.—A WILD SPIRIT TAMED. WE had encamped in a good neighborhood for game, as the reports of rifles in various directions speedily gave notice.

One of our hunters.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. INthe often vaunted regions of the Far West, several hundred miles beyond the .