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The elements of success: illustrated in the life of Amos Lawrence, and others. A book for young men.

Lawrence, Amos.

Published by Gall & Inglis; London: Houlston & Wright [1862], Edinburgh, 1862
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Lessons in the lives of Boston merchant Amos Lawrence (1786?1852), Martin Luther, Benjamin Franklin, John Milton, Gideon Lee, Pliny, and others. Emphasizes good principles and good habits as the key to business success. Some chapter titles include "Industry," "Frugality," "Punctuality," "System," "One Purpose," "Acting Heartily," "Perserverence," "Integrity," "Benevolence," "Discrimination," "Influence," "The Young Man's Sabbath," "Religion in Business," etcetera. Rare: OCLC locates only two copies (at Cambridge, and Cal. State). Provenance: Gift inscription (to Robert R. Dearden from his cousin) on front free endpaper, dated 23 March 1863. 12mo. [2], 232 pp. NSTC 2L6318. Publisher's textured cloth, spine gilt-stamped. Spine sunned; frayed at head and foot; cloth splitting at edges and a bit over joints; tips of corners worn. Hinges (inside) starting, weak. Occasional pencil marks in margins; else, pages clean. Bookseller Inventory # 13880

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Title: The elements of success: illustrated in the ...

Publisher: Gall & Inglis; London: Houlston & Wright [1862], Edinburgh

Publication Date: 1862

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