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Author Name    Marden, Orison Swett, editor.

Title   LITTLE VISITS WITH GREAT AMERICANS: OR SUCCESS, IDEALS AND HOW TO ATTAIN THEM. TWO VOLUME SET.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Publisher   New York Success Company 1905

Seller ID   29773

742 pp in two volumes - deep maroon cloth with gilt lettering and decoration on spines and front boards, top edges gilt. Red marbled endpapers, b&w frontispieces and decorated title pages. A few b&w plates, plus a photograph section in volume 2. Short biographies, collected under the headings: Invention; Manufacture; Commerce; Finance; Transportation; Labor; Public Life; Education and Literature; Art; Amusement; Philanthropy; Divinity; Canadians. The subjects of the biographies include: Thomas Alva Edison, Andrew Carnegie, Marshall Field, John Wanamaker, Sir Thomas Lipton, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Lyman Judson Gage, Samuel Gompers, Theodore Roosevelt, Jacob Gould Schurman, Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Lew Wallace, Frederic Remington, Charles Dana Gibson, John Philip Sousa, Helen Keller, John Burroughs, Nathan Straus, Robert Laird Borden, Goldwin Smith, Sir William C. Van Horne, etc., etc. Volume 1 has light browning on pages 338/339 at gutter due to laid-in piece of paper. Both volumes have light edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, tiny bump at bottom corners of boards (volume 1 has a tiny bump at one top corner), a few small light rub marks, very light browning to fore-edge and bottom of text block - volume 2 has small foxing mark on fore-edge.

Inventors,  Biography,  Americans,  Canadians,  Manufacturing,  Early  20th  Century,  19th  Century,  Commerce,  Finance,  Transportation,  Public  Life,  Presidents,  Politicians,  Education,  Art,  Entertainers,  Philanthropists,  Religious  Leaders,  Susan  B.  Anthony,  John  Kendrick  Bangs,  Alexander  Graham  Bell,  Ethel  Barrymore,  Robert  Laird  Borden,  William  Jennings  Bryant,  Frances  Hodgson  Burnett,  John  Burroughs,  Nicholas  Murray  Butler,  Bliss  Carman,  Andrew  Carnegie,  Winston  Churchill,  Samuel  Langhorn  Clemens,  Grover  Cleveland,  Richard  Harding  Davis,  Frank  Nelson  Doubleday,  Charles  Eastman,  Timothy  Eaton,  Thomas  Alva  Edison,  Marshall  Field,  Charles  Dana  Gibson,  William  Hooker  Gilette,  George  Jay  Gould,  William  Randolph  Hearst,  Sven  Anders  Hedin,  Oliver  Wendell  Holmes,  Sarah  Orne  Jewett,  Helen  Keller,  Rudyard  Kipling,  Lillie  Langtry,  Henry  Cabot  Lodge,  Sir  Thomas  Lipton,  William  Marconi,  John  Pierpont  Morgan,  Fridtjof  Nansen,  William  Osler,  Adelina  Patti,  Robert  Peary,  C.W.  Post,  Joseph  Pulitzer,  Frederic  Rmington,  James  Whitcomb  Riley,  John  Davison  Rockefeller,  Theodore  Roosevelt,  Elihu  Root,  Ernest  Seton,  Goldwin  Smith,  John  Philip  Sousa,  Leland  Stanford,  Henry  Morton  Stanley,  Lord  Strathcona,  Nathan  Strauss,  Cornelius  Vanderbilt,  Henry  Van  Dyke,  William  C.  Van  Horne,  Lew  Wallace,  John  Wanamaker,  Elizabeth  Ward,  George  Westinghouse,  Ella  Wheeler  Wilcox,  Woodrow  Wilson,  Owen  Wister,  Frank  W.  Woolworth,  Eugene  Zimmerman. 

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