The Americanization of Edward Bok: The Autobiography of a Dutch Boy Fifty Years After (Lakeside Classics No. 98)

By: BOK, Edward W. (author); LEWIS, W. David (editor)

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A Lakeside Classic edition, presenting the autobiography of Edward W. Bok (1863-1930). Born in the Netherlands, he immigrated to the United States as a child and went on to be a successful author and editor of Ladies Home Journal. Mr. Bok is credited with inventing the term "living room". --- This deluxe edition edited and introduced by W. David Lewis. Includes a frontis photographic portrait of Bok, several additional illustrations and photos. --- Number 98 in a series of annually published works continuously produced since 1903 by R. R. Donnelley & Sons, owners of the Lakeside Press. The books were not made available for sale by the publisher; rather, they were given as gifts to employees, vendors and customers at Christmastime. --- In full dark brown cloth-covered boards w/publisher's device on cover and titling on spine, all in gilt; top edge gilt. Lacks the glassine wrapper. --- A bright, clean, firm copy but with a hint of dusty soiling to covers.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; lix, 459 pages

Title: The Americanization of Edward Bok: The Autobiography of a Dutch Boy Fifty Years After (Lakeside Classics No. 98)

Author Name: BOK, Edward W. (author); LEWIS, W. David (editor)

Categories: >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, >>American Society, Life in the US,

Edition: First Edition Thus

Publisher: Chicago, Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 81952