Rip VanWinkle and Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving; editor Sandra Sanders, TX860, 1972 Scholastic paperback reprint, 4th printing, 79 pages.
DESCRIPTION: “Since 1820, when they first appeared in The Sketch Book, ‘Rip VanWinkle’ and ‘Legend of Sleepy Hollow’ have been continuing favorites.
These two famous ghost stories by Washington Irving preserve the vanished customs and life of the Hudson Highlands, a region that he has made immortal.
In this edition, the stories have been lightly edited by Miss Sanders to enhance their readability. A biographical note on Washington Irving is included.” (from the back cover)