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The Autobiography of Samuel Smiles, LL.D.


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Preface; 1. Boyhood and education; 2. Youthful recollections; 3. A student of medicine; 4. Reform, the Lauder raid, the cholera; 5. Surgeon in Haddington; 6. A rolling stone gathers no moss; 7. Returns to England: London, Sheffield; 8. Editor of the Leeds Times; 9. Life in Leeds; 10. I leave political life; 11. End of residence in Leeds; 12. Newcastle and the neighbourhood; 13. Secretary of the South-Eastern Railway; 14. A successful author at last!; 15. Railway work: Charing Cross line; 16. Lives of the Engineers, and other works; 17. The Huguenots: travels in France; 18. The North Frisian Islands; 19. Character, illness, a long rest; 20. Thrift, The Scotch Naturalist, George Moore, etc.; 21. Visit to Italy; 22. Growing old; 23. Appreciation from foreigners; 24. Translations, Royat, Italy; Index.

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The autobiography, published in 1905, of one of the most popular Victorian writers, whose Self-Help (1859) made his name.

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Is this an accurate copy of the original or have changes occurred? Another publication you list,that has both a hard & S ft cover copy, has 10 pages more & doesn't show Thomas Mackay's name on the cover...can you explain the difference as I wish to get as original as possible. Sue Wilson (nee Smiles) - Customer question on
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