Lot 437 of 459:
Hendrik Willem Van Loon's Alphabet w/original drawings  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$192
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
Around the World with the Alphabet and Hendrik Willem Van Loon: To Teach Little Children Their Letters and at the Same Time Give Their Papas and Mamas Something to Think About.

Author:
Van Loon, Hendrik Willem

Place:
[New York]

Publisher:
[Simon and Schuster]

Date:
[1935]

Description:

[52] pp. With full page illustrations by the author throughout, printed in various colors. (Oblong 8vo), original illustrated boards, illustrated dust jacket. First Edition.

Laid in are 15 original pencil drawings by the author, each measuring 14x22 cm (5¾x8¾"). Most all of the drawings include pencil captions and depict scenes of battle on land, sea. and air. The drawings are not signed or dated and are perhaps studies for another book project. Hendrik Willem van Loon was a Dutch-American historian, journalist, and award-winning children's book author. He was a correspondent for the Associated Press during the Russian Revolution of 1905 and again in Belgium in 1914 at the start of World War I. From the 1910s until his death, Van Loon wrote many books, illustrating them himself. Most widely known among these is The Story of Mankind, a history of the world especially for children, which won the first Newberry Medal in 1922. 


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Condition:
Jacket price clipped, with wear and areas of light staining, small ships, closed tears and a few tape repairs to edges, a few larger closed tears at top edge of front and back panels; light foxing to boards with rubbing to extremities; interior solid with bright colors; very good in like jacket.

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Item number:
229686a
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