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‘Self-Made Men’ by William Anderson

‘Self-Made Men’ by William Anderson

Code: 0013


By William Anderson. Second edition, 1865 and published by John Snow, 35 Paternoster Row, London. Including chapters such as ‘Characteristics of Self-made Men’ and ‘How Men are Made’. William Anderson (1799 - 1873) was a Scottish preacher and theological writer, made popular by his very wide general knowledge, humour and store of anecdotes and memorable sayings. Preface ‘To Young Men’ and addressed ‘My dear friends’. Indexed.

12mo 5” x 7.5”. 308pp. Half bound in tan calf and with dark green silk cloth boards, five raised bands to spine and gilt decoration and title. Marbled page edges and endpapers. Silk ribbon intact. Ink inscription to front, Henry Turner, March 1867.

Condition: Good+. Rubbing and chipping to corners and spine edges, small water marks to both boards and minor foxing to endpapers. Tight spine and clean and bright pages.

English 1865