copyright 1942; The New Home Library publishers, New York; hardbound; very good condition with unmarked pages; minor fading along spine - see pic; no dust jacket.
A collection of 43 of the most passionate and romantic episodes in all literature.
From Introduction -
In literature and in life, the favorite theme is the oldest theme, the theme of love, the theme which has come down to us from the oldest story in the world - the story of a lonely man who was lord of creation, but for whom there was not in all the world a suitable companion...
In the greatest novels we find intense moments of love captured and described with a vividness unequalled in any other form of literature. Novelists in all times and places have given the very essence of themselves in their scenes which show us men and women in love...