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Early American Fiction Collection

EAF Author: James Kirke Paulding (1779-1860)

Works in the Collection      Biographies

James Kirke Paulding resided in New York City. A public official as well as an author, he served as secretary of the navy from 1837-41. With his friend Washington Irving, Paulding co-authored The Salmagundi Papers. His other works include The Diverting History of John Bull and Brother Jonathan and a second series of Salmagundi. Paulding is remembered for his humorous stories, amny of which poked fun at the British


Works in the EAF Collection

The Book of Saint Nicholas. Translated from the Original Dutch of Dominie Nicholas Aegidius Oudenarde (1836) (Restricted)

Childe Roeliff's Pilgrimage: A Travelling Legend from Library of Select Novels, XXVII (1832) (Restricted)

Chronicles of the City of Gotham (1830) (Restricted)

The Dutchman's Fireside (1831) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

John Bull in America; or, The New Munchausen (1825) (Restricted)

"Jonathan's Visit to the Celestial Empire" from The Atlantic Club-Book (1834) (Restricted)

"Knickerbocker Hall; or, The Origin of the Baker's Dozen" from The Atlantic Club-Book (1834) (Restricted)

Koningsmarke, the Long Finne: A Story of the New World (1823) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Merry Tales of the Three Wise Men of Gotham (1826) (Restricted)

The New Mirror for Travellers, and Guide to the Springs. By an Amateur (1828) (Restricted)

The Old Continental; or, The Price of Liberty (1846) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Puritan and His Daughter (1849) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Selim, the Benefactor of Mankind from Library of Select Novels, XXVIII (1832) (Restricted)

A Sketch of Old England, by a New-England Man (1822) (Restricted)

Tales of the Good Woman. By a Doubtful Gentleman (1829) (Restricted)

Westward Ho! (1832) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Contemporary Biographies

From Oscar Fay Adams, A Dictionary of American Authors (1901)

From Samuel Austin Allibone, A Critical Dictionary of English Literature (1900)

From Evert A. Duyckinck, Cyclopaedia of American Literature (1856)