The Americanization of Edward Bok
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February 23, - Published on Amazon. Verified Purchase. I did not find this book very interesting. I wanted to find out something about Edward Bok, but I couldn't stay awake while reading this book! I wouldn't recommend it. June 22, - Published on Amazon. Edward Bok emigrated from the Netherlands with his family at the age of 6 in 5 years after the Civil War. He had to learn English and the way of this new country. With the lunch money and bus fare he saved, Edward bought a set of encyclopedias to study famous Americans.
He began writing letters asking questions and getting autographed replies from famous figures like Lincoln, Sherman, Grant, Longfellow, Tennyson When his father read the reply from General Early as to why he burned Chambersburg and not Frederick, he had the letter published in the New York Tribune. From the news story about young Edward, prominent people contacted him to read these letters. When Bok became a stenographer as a teenager, the step to newspaper writer wasn't far behind as he was known by these famous Americans and could easily obtain interviews.
Bok then focussed full time on improving his new homeland and the city of Philadelphia. Bok wrote several book, established and financed several educational endowments along with The American Peace Award to name just a few.
The Americanization of Edward Bok his autobiography is required reading in many schools A very fine hardcover in like new and unread condition. Book comes in it's original shrink wrap. A very nice copy.
Seller Inventory A. More information about this seller Contact this seller 7. First Paperback Edition. Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. More information about this seller Contact this seller 8. Gilt titles: sp. Brown cloth bds. Modest handling wear. Interior leaves are clean and tight. Autobiography edited by W. David Lewis, of a self-made man and Dutch emigrant. Includes index.
More information about this seller Contact this seller 9. From: F. Hard Cover. Condition: Fine. First Edition Thus. Brown cloth with the Donnelley logo centered in gilt - pages - illustrated. More information about this seller Contact this seller Lakeside Classics edition, published annually at Christmas. Brown cloth with gold lettering, top edge gilt. No DJ as issued. We have other books in this wonderful series in stock.
Condition: As New. Lakeside Classic. First edition thus. As new in brown cloth. No dust jacket, as issued. Still in original shrinkwrap. Published by Pocket Books, Philadelphia About this Item: Pocket Books, Philadelphia, Soft Cover. First Printing. The autobiography of an editor and publicist. Donnelley and Sons Company, Chicago Donnelley and Sons Company, Chicago, Condition: Near Fine.
A Lakeside Classic edition, presenting the autobiography of Edward W. Bok 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. Bok is credited with inventing the term "living room". David Lewis. Includes a frontis photographic portrait of Bok, several additional illustrations and photos. The books were not made available for sale by the publisher; rather, they were given as gifts to employees, vendors and customers at Christmastime.
Lacks the glassine wrapper. First edition. Touching owner's gift inscription penned on front fly, rear hinge cracked, spine faded with ends and corners worn and bumped, thus good only. Published by Lakeside Press, About this Item: Lakeside Press, Brown cloth, no dust jacket, as issued. Faint rubbing, fine. Seller Inventory Embry Published by Chicago:Lakeside Press. About this Item: Chicago:Lakeside Press.
Lakeside Classics 1st. Shrinked wrapped new.
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First Thus. Uncracked and unread. This is a flawless copy of Bok's rags-to-riches tale from Chicago's venerable Lakeside Classics limited edition series. Published by Lakeside Press, Chicago, Illinois Brown binding with gold lettering. Edward Bok was a Dutch Emigrant who built the Ladie's Home Journal into the world's best selling magazine after he became editor in Many photographs. Published by Lakeside Classics , Chicago. About this Item: Lakeside Classics , Chicago. Brown Cloth. Photo Frontispiece illustrator. First LC Edition. Out of print. Sealed in the original plastic wrapper.
First Edition. Original brown cloth covers, moderately soiled and rubbed. Wear and tear to spine ends. Inscription to previous owner on front paste-down.
Light scattered foxing. Bottom portion of title page loose, but still attached at top. Published by The Hague, Nijhoff illustrated About this Item: The Hague, Nijhoff illustrated, Seller Inventory D Published by Charles Scribner's Sons About this Item: Charles Scribner's Sons, Boards rubbed, ink name on endpaper.