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Smiles, Samuel

Published by The Pioneer Press (1889)

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Item Description: The Pioneer Press, 1889. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Reprint. Reprint. 8vo. Hardcover. 463 pages. This book is in good conditon with light bumping to corners of covers. Light shelf-wear. Clean and tight. Brown cloth binding with black gilt. Size: 8vo. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 021459

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Smiles, Samuel

Published by Belford, Clarke & Co. (1883)

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Item Description: Belford, Clarke & Co., 1883. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Very good + copy. Bottom corners bumped and some rubbing to rear cover. No names or other added marking. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-14431634558

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SMILES.Samuel

Published by John Murray., London. (1859)

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Item Description: John Murray., London., 1859. Orig.green Diaper Cloth. Book Condition: Near Fine. Port.Frontis.,3 Maps and 36 Illustrations from Originals By Edward Whymper. (illustrator). First Edition Thus.. Publisher's 32pp catalogue dated January 1859 bound in at end. Size: 356pp.Cr.8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 000579

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SMILES, Samuel

Published by Follet, Foster and Company, Columbus, Ohio (1860)

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Item Description: Follet, Foster and Company, Columbus, Ohio, 1860. Book Condition: Good. First edition. 8vo. Minimal markings of an Ex-library copy. Good only. Stains on some pages. Cover corners worn and bent. One inch tear on spine head. Spine ends worn and torn. Gold gilt on spine faded. Bookseller Inventory # 270172

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Smiles, Samuel

Published by TICKNOR

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Item Description: TICKNOR. Hardcover. FIRST. A VERY GOOD FIRST IN ORIGINAL CLOTH. Book. Bookseller Inventory # his 253

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Smiles, Samuel

Published by J. B. Lippincott, Philadelphia (1877)

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Item Description: J. B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1877. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First American Edition. Very Scarce First American Edition Hardcover Book In Better Than Very Good Condition; No Dustjacket. This is from the 4th London edition. Bright Gilt Lettering, Bars, And Ornaments On Green Cloth Spine; Black Decorations On Spine And Front Board. Early biography of the man credited with inventing the steam locomotive. A very attractive book. Bookseller Inventory # 0184

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RAILROADS] SMILES, SAMUEL.

Published by Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1859 (1859)

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Item Description: Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1859, 1859. First American Edition (ÓFrom the Fourth London EditionÓ). Contemporary ownerÕs inscription; publisherÕs cloth; only very minor wear; near fine. Bookseller Inventory # 32651

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Smiles, Samuel

Published by Ticknor and Fields, Boston, MA (1868)

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Item Description: Ticknor and Fields, Boston, MA, 1868. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Frontispiece (illustrator). First Edition. (full book description) Ticknor and Fields, Boston, MA, 1868. 1st Ed.(U.S.) Good, Hard Cover, DJ Not Issued. Size=5"x7.5", 463pgs. Frontispiece. Covers faded/dull, cloth nicked (1/8") head/foot of spine, some foxing on text & rear hinge paper gluemended, o.w. a clean copy. NO ink names, etc. 20% OFF our regular catalogue price. SELLING WORLDWIDE since 1987. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!. Book. Bookseller Inventory # CONROY097585I

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SMILES, Samuel.

Published by London: John Murray. (1860)

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Item Description: London: John Murray., 1860. Octavo. Bound in publisher's green cloth, embossed panelling to boards, gilt titles and gilt steam engine to spine. Includes portrait of Stephenson and illustrative woodcuts. With binder's ticket at rear. Tenth thousand. Binding is somewhat rubbed, frayed at spine ends, corners bumped, joints starting. Internally clean and free from spotting. Binder's ticket, "Bound by Edmonds and Remnants, London". A biography of the inventor of the steam engine by the famous, or perhaps infamous, Victorian author of "Self-Help". This was the first biography in what would become a series on the lives of great men of industry and business, which led George Bernard Shaw to describe Smiles as a "modern Plutarch". Bookseller Inventory # 43344

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THE STORY OF THE LIFE OF GEORGE: Smiles (Samuel) ;-

Smiles (Samuel) ;-

Published by London ;- John Murray (1859)

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Item Description: London ;- John Murray, 1859. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. VERY FINE FIRST EDITION THUS. 'Abridged by the Author from the original and larger work.' With Portrait and Illustrative Woodcuts by Mr Edward Whymper. Most Attractive Crown 8vo. Original green 'pebble-grain' cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt to spine. Brown endpapers. Original Binder's ticket to rear endpaper. Contemporary pencilled signature of "Gerald T. Tully, 1859" to Title-page. (xii) + 356pps. + 32pps. adverts dated January 1859. Rare in this most desirable condition !. Bookseller Inventory # 3690

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Smiles, Samuel

Published by London; John Murray, 1857. (1857)

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Item Description: London; John Murray, 1857., 1857. FIRST EDITION. Large octavo. xvi, 517 pp,[1], 2 pp publishers' catalogue. Frontispiece engraving of Stephenson from a portrait by Lucas. Book Condition: Good. Original brown cloth by Edmonds and Remnants of London with decoration in blind to boards; gilt locomotive motif to upper board and gilt titles to spine. Brown endpapers with binders' ticket to rear pastedown. Cloth heavily rubbed with sunned spine, loss to spine tips and bumped corners. Endpapers lightly scuffed; foxing to first blank, frontis and title page otherwise contents remarkably clean and bright. Biography of the "Father of Railways", engineer George Stephenson (1781-1848), who rose from humble beginnings as a miner at Wylam in Northumberland. By diligent study at night school and hard work at the colliery, he became an expert in the operation of steam-driven machinery, eventually designing locomotives for the coal and passenger trade and becoming one of the most celebrated engineers of all time. Scarce in First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 4795

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1857 Life of George Stephenson Railways Trains: Samuel Smiles

Samuel Smiles

Published by London, J. Murray, 1857. (1857)

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Item Description: London, J. Murray, 1857., 1857. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. 1857 Life of George Stephenson Railways Trains Locomotives Railroad Engineering A rare history of the railway and railroad systems in a biography of the Life of the “Father of Railways” George Stephenson. George Stephenson (1781 – 1848) was an English civil engineer and mechanical engineer who built the first public inter-city railway line in the world to use steam locomotives, the Liverpool and Manchester Railway which opened in 1830. Renowned as the "Father of Railways", the Victorians considered him a great example of diligent application and thirst for improvement, with self-help advocate Samuel Smiles particularly praising his achievements. We do not find any other 2nd editions for sale elsewhere; however, we find 3rd and 4th editions printed the same year for sale for $475! Main author: Samuel Smiles Title: The life of George Stephenson, railway engineer. Published: London, J. Murray, 1857. Language: English Notes & contents: • 2nd edition, stated • Portrait of Stephenson, frontispiece • Provenance: Bookplate – J. Talbot Clifton of Kildalton. o John Talbot Clifton was an English Landowner and traveler. o He owned Kildalton Castle on the Scottish island of Islay. o A compulsive traveler who explored Canada, Siberia, Burma, Malaya, Indonesia, Africa and South America. o A hunter of wild game, some of what he hunted and shot were animals that were new species to science and were named after him. Such as the wild Siberian sheep known as Clifton’s bighorn. FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding Pages: complete with all xvi + 528 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: London, J. Murray, 1857. Size: ~8.5in X 6in (22cm x 15cm) FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Shipping: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Satisfaction Guarantee: Customer satisfaction is our first priority. Notify us within 7 days of receiving your item and we will offer a full refund guarantee without reservation. $299 Photos available upon request. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1474138772643

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