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Arnold Bennett was a well-known English novelist, journalist, and theatre critic. His best-known novels were "The Old Wives' Tale", "Riceyman Steps", and "The Clayhanger Trilogy". Bennett also wrote a number of books of genial advise: self-help books as they are called today. His "How to Live on Twenty-four Hours a Day" was a best seller and remains in print. "Self and Self-Management", while partaking of elements of advisory content, is, really, a collection of six engaging essays.

Not one to shrink from giving advice, one will find some of that in each of these, but they may be red as examples of good prose essays ... dipped into for pleasure, rather than therapy. But, anyway, I always feel nothing is quite so therapeutic as a good read, especially with an author as congenial as Mr. Arnold Bennett!

Essays About Existing
by Arnold Bennett
New York
George H. Doran Company

TITLE : Self and Self-Management - Essays About Existing
AUTHOR : Arnold Bennett (1867 - 1931)
DATE : No date of issue provided (©1918 - likely issued the same year)
PLACE : New York
IMPRINT : George H. Doran
EDITION : Later unstated printing -- likely 2nd or 3rd printing

This is not the modern paperback reprint


Contains six essays by Bennett; 96 pages; approximately 5 " x 7 1.2" (12mo);
textured light sepia-brown boards with light-brown ribbed cloth spine --- title, etc. in gold on spine and front board



BOARDS : Moderate edge wear, with scattered chipping and small denting -- soft bumps to corner tips -- boards surfaces are clean and presentable with title displaying brightly

SPINE : Compression and slight abrasion to extremities (fraying just barely starting) -- title dulled -- else clean

HINGES / BINDING : Leaves open quite widely, it's obvious the book has been read, but the binding remains fairly solid, with no detached or loose leaves


END PAPERS : Cleanand unmarked (barely perceptible traces of an old dealer price on ffep)

INTERIOR : Paper is toned, else clean and presentable with but mild signs of use

DUST JACKET : None present

Self and Self Management - Essays About Exisiting - Arnold Bennett Gives Some Friendly Advice in this 1918 Book


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