The Romance of Discovery, Being An Account of the Earliest Navigators and the Discovery of America is a vintage children's book "Written and Drawn and Done Into Color by Hendrik Willem Van Loon." It was published by Carlton House of New York in 1917. The green cloth cover is decorated with a gold illustration and is in very good condition with some minor shelfwear evident. There is some staining near the binding on the beautifully illustrated endpages. The text pages with beautiful color illustrations by the author are very clean, neat and intact. The book measures 7 1/4 inches by 10 1/4 inches.