Van Loon's Lives

by Van Loon, Hendrik Willem

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Van Loon's Lives

by Hendrik Willem van Loon

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Ed Burke Book Sales
Published
1942
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First edition - second printing
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$95.00

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Very good condition. Some fading on the spine. Otherwise very good plus. No markings in or on the book. Includes a three page folio insert "This will help you to identify the people who assisted us in entertaining our guests. Red cloth with blue top page edge.
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VAN LOON'S LIVES

by Hendrik Willem Van Loon

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Rare Book Cellar
Published
1942
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
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$74.95

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New York: Simon & Schuster. 1942. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Foxing along text block edges. Few open tears. .
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VAN LOON'S LIVES

by Hendrik Willem Van Loon

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Rare Book Cellar
Published
1942
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First Edition; First Printing
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$72.50

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New York: Simon & Schuster. 1942. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ in boards. Owner name on FEP. .
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VAN LOON'S LIVES

by HENDRIK WILLEM VAN LOON

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Farmer Jim Enterprises
Published
1942
Condition
good for its age with dj
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$57.00

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SIMON AND SCHUSTER INC., 1942. hard cover with dj. good for its age with dj.
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Van Loon's Lives

by van Loon, Hendrik Willem

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Aardvolk The Virtual Book Store
Published
1952
Condition
Good
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$45.37

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London, U.K. : George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1952 Collectible. Beautifully illustrated with coloured and black & white illustrations. No dustjacket. Age and shelf wear - edges of boards worn, corners bumped. Spine sundamaged. Sewing of the inside back and front boards loose. Clean text pages, no internal markings. Published by George G. Harrap & … Read more
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Overheard

by Ayres, Ruby M.

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The Old Library Bookshop
Published
1926
Condition
vg-
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$45.75

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NY: Grosset & Dunlap. 1926. vg-. Hardcover. 240pp; text clean, previous owner name & date, 1930 on front ep; eps darkened; 7.5" tall; light green cover with black lettering & decoration front & spine; tears to edges & folds of art deco color il'd dj with other Grosset titles inside, in new protective mylar .
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Van Loon's Lives

by van Loon, Hendrik Willem

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PB&J Book Shop
Published
1942
Condition
Near Fine
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$43.50

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Missing dust cover otherwise excellent.
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Van Loon's Lives

by Hendrik Willem van Loon

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CK South
Published
1942
Condition
Very Good+
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$35.00

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A beautiful book! Please see the photos. I do not have the dust jacket. Amazing full of color illustrations thru the book. Some ageing on the book plate on the spine, some bumping on the corners and normal wear. Nothing to really point out -- please look at the photos and ask any questions. This is… Read more
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Van Loon's Lives

by Van Loon, Hendrik Willem

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bookwitch
Published
1942
Condition
Good
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$28.00

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NY, Simon & Schuster 1942, 1942. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Octavo, hardcover, in red cloth boards with gilt design on cover and paste-on on spine. Lightly scuffed in red boards. No dj. Beautiful endpapers. 888 pp. 47 chapters, beautiful illustrations in color and b & w. This classic is an account of what it would be like… Read more
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New York: Literary Guild/Simon & Schuster, 1942. 888 pp, biographical list, b/w, color illustrations. large 8vo, red cloth, color illustratedf endpapers, Over 40 famous historical persons. profiled. Front inner hnge baroken, otherwise very good, dyst jacket chipped, light soilgood. rear jacket marked "buy war bonds". Book Club Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Van Loon's Lives

by van Loon, Hendrik Willem

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Xochis Bookstore and Gallery
Published
1942
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
1st
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$23.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1942. Book. Illus. by van Loon, Hendrik Willem. Very Good+. Hardcover. 1st. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 886pp.; HB red emboss w/gilt; slight rub w/hinges cracked; clean,tight pgs. DJ yellow w/blk.-pic.cover; rubbed w/wear on edges&corners; two 1x1" holes on spine; some sun. "Being a true and faithful account of a number… Read more
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cover of 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

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1942. Hardcover. 886p. A red cloth hardcover book in very good condition. Spine slightly faded and cockeyed; otherwise clean and securely bound. Imaginary conversations with historical figures.
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Van Loon's Lives

by Van Loon, Hendrik Willem

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The Book House - St. Louis
Published
1944
Condition
Very Good
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$20.00

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New York: Simon and Schuster (Fireside), 1944. Hardcover Prev owner's name on back of ffep color drawings by author. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket.
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Van Loon's Lives

by Van Loon, Hendrik Willem

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The Book House - St. Louis
Published
1952
Condition
Very Good
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$18.00

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London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1952. very good hardcover, color illustrations by author, . Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Cover.
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Van Loon's Lives

by Hendrik Willem van Loon

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The Periscope Collection
Published
1944
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
6th printing
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$18.00

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This book is one of the most odd in our Collection, since it is written and illustrated by Mr. Van Loon himself. The author was passionate about history. His book, "The Story of Mankind" won the first Newberry award for children's writing. His eccentric style was either loved or hated, and since he was more concerned with ideas than… Read more
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Van Loon's Lives

by Hendrik Willem van Loon

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World of Rare Books
Published
1944
Condition
Acceptable
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$14.66

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Simon, 1944. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1944. Sixth Printing. 886 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth. Contains black and white in-text illustrations. Paper insert titled 'Van Loon's Lives' tucked into book, heavily creased with some small tears and tanning to edges. Pages are lightly tanned and foxed throughout. Previous owner's inscription to first few pages. Cracking to hinges with exposed… Read more
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Van Loons Lives

by Hendrik Willem Van Loon

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World of Rare Books
Published
1944
Condition
Acceptable
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$14.53

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Simon and Schuster, 1944. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1944. Fifth Printing. 886 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth. Black and white and colour illustrations throughout. Slight cracking to hinges, with exposed netting, pages remain attached. Tape to rear pastedown and endpaper. Pages and illustrations have light tanning and foxing throughout. Previous owner's inscriptions to front free endpapers. Staining to endpapers… Read more
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George G. Harrap. 1965. vg. Hardcover. ...about whom we had always felt a great deal of curiosity and who came to us as our dinner guests in a bygone year. 12th ptg. thus; 646pp; red cover with gilt lettering & rules on spine; color il'd endpages; color & b/w plates & other ils; dust jacket has wear, small tears… Read more
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Van Loon's Lives

by Hendrik Willem Van Loon

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Amazing Books & Records
Published
1942-01-01
Condition
Good
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$13.18

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Simon & Schuster, 1942-01-01. Hardcover. Good. Clean and sturdy copy with unmarked text. No dust jacket. Minor wear to DJ. Binding is still in great condition.
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Van Loon's Lives

by Hendrik Willem Van Loon

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World of Rare Books
Published
1943
Condition
Good
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$11.60

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George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd., 1943. Hardcover. Good. 1943. First Edition. 646 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth with a colour illustrated frontis. There is also black and white and colour illustrated plates throughout. Moderate tanning to pages with heavier tanning to pastedowns and endpapers. Slight dog-eared pages throughout and visible tanning to text block edges. Both… Read more
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Simon and Schuster, 1942-01-01. Hardcover. Good. Ships quickly. 1942 ed. Missing DJ. INCLUDES pamphlet "This will help you identify the people who assisted us...) End papers and paste downs colors are bright. Pages unmarked and without dog-ears. Spine and cover FADED. Mild to moderate shelf/reading wear. Orphans Treasure Box sells books to raise money for orphans and… Read more
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George G. Harrap & Co Ltd, 1953. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1953. Reprinted. 646 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth. Contains colour illustrated plates. Pages and plates are lightly tanned and foxed throughout. Cracking to hinges with exposed binding, causing boards to be slightly loose. Occasional thumb-marking present. Binding is slightly shaky. Boards have heavy edge wear with bumping to… Read more
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Van Loon's Lives

by Hendrik Willem Van Loon

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A Squared Books
Published
1942
Condition
Good
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$10.00

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Simon & Schuster, 1942. Hardcover. Good/Missing. Red cloth covered boards with gold spine titles; mild wear; no dust jacket; 8vo, 7 3/4" to 9 3/4" tall; rear hinge cracked; Illustrated endpapers and throughout; no internal markings; 886 pages.
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Van Loon's Lives

by Hendrik Willem van Loon

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Sparrow's Bookshop
Published
1944
Condition
Acceptable
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$10.00

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Simon and Schuster, 1944. Hardcover. Acceptable/None. No dust jacket. Nice deckled edges and black top edge. Beautiful illustrations throughout. Spine and hinges are loosened from binding. Very soft spine ends with some unraveling. Buckram boards are scuffed and faded.
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Van Loon's Lives

by Van Loon, Hendrik Willem

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Yesterday's Muse Books
Published
1942
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$9.00

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1942. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Van Loon, Hendrik Willem. First edition. No jacket. Spine lightly faded. 1942 Hard Cover. xxii, 886 pp. 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… Read more
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VAN LOON'S LIVES

by Van Loon, Hendrik Willem

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Rivers Edge Used Books
Published
1944
Condition
Good with no dust jacket; Good reading copy. No DJ. Spine faded and titlling is penned on. Ink stain on spine. Clean text. (35-
Edition
Sixth Printing
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$9.00

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Simon and Schuster. Good with no dust jacket; Good reading copy. No DJ. Spine faded and . titlling is penned on. Ink stain on spine. Clean text. (35-3).. 1944. Sixth Printing. Hardcover. 8.7 X 6.1 X 2.0 inches; 888 pages .
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Van Loon's Lives

by Hendrik Willem Van Loon

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World of Rare Books
Published
1947
Condition
Acceptable
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$8.10

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George G. Harrap & Co Ltd, 1947. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1947. Reprinted. 646 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth. Contains colour illustrated plates. Pages and plates are lightly tanned and foxed throughout. Some cracking to front hinge with exposed binding, causing board to be slightly loose. Binding is slightly shaky. Boards have mild edge wear with slight rubbing to… Read more
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Van Loon's Lives

by Hendrik Willem Van Loon

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World of Rare Books
Published
1948
Condition
Acceptable
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$7.59

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George G Harrap & Co, 1948. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1948. Reprinted. 646 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth with colour and black and white illustrations throughout. Ex libris plate to front endpaper. Moderate tanning to pages with heavier foxing and tanning to pastedowns and endpapers. Pencil inscriptions to half title page and heavier foxing and tanning to text block… Read more
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