VAN LOON'S LIVES: BEING A TRUE AND FAITHFUL ACCOUNT OF A NUMBER OF HIGHLY INTERESTING MEETING WITH CERTAIN HISTORICAL PERSONAGES, FROM CONFUCIUS AND PLATO TO VOLTAIRE AND THOMAS JEFFERSON, ABOUT WHO WE HAD ALWAYS FELT A GREAT DEAL OF CURIOSITY AND WHO CAME TO US AS OUR DINNER GUEST IN A BYGONE YEAR

By: Van Loon, Henrik Willem

Price: $75.00

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Book Condition: Very good


xxii, [888p.] A few pages stained and slight scent, jacket toned on inside with chips and scrapes to edges with spine sunned. In his hometown of Veere, Netherlands, Van Loon entertains some of the world's great men and women of the past. During the course of these "mythical dinner parties" they reveal their personalities, "lives, achievements, and personal philosophies. A mingling of history and biography with fantasy." B&w illustrations and plates and 13 color plates and frontispiece. (8-3/4"x6-1/8")

Title: VAN LOON'S LIVES: BEING A TRUE AND FAITHFUL ACCOUNT OF A NUMBER OF HIGHLY INTERESTING MEETING WITH CERTAIN HISTORICAL PERSONAGES, FROM CONFUCIUS AND PLATO TO VOLTAIRE AND THOMAS JEFFERSON, ABOUT WHO WE HAD ALWAYS FELT A GREAT DEAL OF CURIOSITY AND WHO CAME TO US AS OUR DINNER GUEST IN A BYGONE YEAR

Author Name: Van Loon, Henrik Willem

Categories: BIOGRAPHY,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1942

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very good

Jacket Condition: good + Jacket

Seller ID: H12580