By Samuel Smiles
London   John Murray
7" by 5" [3], iv-xiv, 342pp
The first edition, later impression, of Samuel Smiles' biographies on numerous influential industrial figures of his time.
By Samuel Smiles

1863 Industrial Biography: Iron Workers and Tool Makers

London   John Murray
7" by 5" [3], iv-xiv, 342pp
The first edition, later impression, of Samuel Smiles' biographies on numerous influential industrial figures of his time.
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First Edition, Leather Binding

The first edition, fifteenth impression of this work.

Samuel Smiles' collection of biographies on industrial iron workers and tool makers.

Discussing Andrew Yarranton, Benjamin Huntsman, Dud Dudley, Henry Maudslay, and Joseph Clement.

Written by the noted author and reformer Samuel Smiles, who is best known for his work 'Self-Help'.

Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front free endpaper.

Condition

In a full calf binding, rebacked with the original boards and spine restored. Externally, generally smart. Some light marks to the boards and spine, including a larger mark to the rear board. Minor bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front free endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean with a few light spots to the first and last few pages.

Very Good

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