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Van Loon"s lives

Hendrik Willem Van Loon

Van Loon"s lives

being a true and faithful account of a number of highly interesting meetings with certain historical personages from Confucius and Plato to Voltaire and Thomas Jefferson, about whom we had always felt a great deal of curiosity and who came to us as our dinner guests in a bygone year.

by Hendrik Willem Van Loon

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Published by Harrap in London .
Written in English


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George G. Harrap A red cloth covered hardback, titled in gilt on a rather faded and slightly damaged spine. Boards and page edges slightly soiled. Also some light foxing to end papers. Some damage to front hinge and light damage to back hinge End papers. Two Loons and a Book, Nashville, TN. K likes. We are the authors of the book Cookies for Dinner and newly released Panic Early-Panic OftenFollowers: K.

Van Loons Lives Being a true and faithful account of a ~ Van Loons Lives Being a true and faithful account of a number of highly interesting meetings with certain historical personages from Confucius and to us as our dinner guests in a bygone year Hardcover – . Used Hendrik Willem Van Loon VAN LOON'S LIVES for sale in Cranston - Hendrik Willem Van Loon VAN LOON'S LIVES posted by DdOFLR in Cranston. Hardcover in great condition. Dutch-American writer recounts the biographies of various famous historical characters- pairing together characters from different times and places from Confucius and Plato to Voltaire and Thomas Jefferson.


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Van Loon's Lives: Being a true and faithful account of a number of highly interesting meetings with certain /5(17). Van Loon's Lives Hardcover – January 1, by Hendrik Van Loon (Author) out of 5 stars 17 ratings/5(17). Van Loon's masterful way of introducing personal narrative into the telling of history is at its best in this book, Lives, wherein Van Loon relates a series of dinner parties between himself, Erasmus, and a surprising array of dinner guests.

My favorite chapter was the one wherein Van Loon and Erasmus host Queen Elizabeth and Empress Theodora/5. A superior copy of this bulky book (xxii + numbered pages and a two page essay "Concerning Hendrik Willem van Loon" at the end): a near fine book (close to fine) with clean dark red cloth covers (a faint, shallow line near the left edge of the rear cover, a nice gold topstain and four sharp corners, internally immaculate in a very good.

This book is a sure best seller (1) because of the success of the author's previous books in not dissimilar vein (The Story of Mankind, Van Loon's Geography, etc); (2) because of the refreshing originality of conception and execution, which takes it completely out of the category of a group of biographies of famous people.

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We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1). OCLC Number: Description: pages: Contents: Foreword written for my grandchildren Desiderius Erasmus, our first guest ; arrives punctually on time and gives us a most delightful evening We arrange a room for Erasmus in the Veere town hall and entertain our next two guests, William the Silent and General George Washington Sir Thomas More is the guest of his old friend.

A book read in my youth,a literary transport to meet exotic and vibrant people of cultural and historical cherished human warmth of Van Loons evocative characters that have nourished any that will have read this radical attempt to bring the characters and personalities of a bygone era so vitally and sensitively to life/5(16).

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