Famous Affinities of History

"Famous Affinities of History" is a passion-filled account of the most famous love affairs of history. The stories of Cleopatra, Victor Hugo, Honore de Balzac, Jonathan Swift, Charles Dickens, Karl Marx, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Byron, George Sand and other famous people of all times (even those of royal blood are not spared), are dealt with in Lyndon Orr's own interesting and suspenseful style. Written in four volumes, this book makes for an informative, interesting and thoroughly enjoyable read, giving us an insight into the lives and lifestyles of various popular figures of history. (Summary by Neeru Iyer)

This antique hardcover four-volume set is bound in maroon cloth with bright gilt spine lettering and small illustration of a quill pen. These are clean, tight copies of the books with very light wear to the spine ends. Each volume is approx. 200 pages, 5"x7".  

  • Lyndon Orr
  • P.F. Collier and Son Company, 1912