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"Getting On In The World: or Hints On Success In Life" by William Matthews - Published by Scott, Foresman & Company - 1898

Originally published in 1873, this book is a collection of essays, originally written for the Chicago Tribune, to help guide the reader to a more successful and prosperous life. Contents: success and failure; good and bad luck; choice of a profession; physical culture; concentration or oneness of aim; self-reliance; originality in aims and methods; attention to details; practical talent; decision; manner; business habits; self-advertising; the will and the way; reserved power; economy of time; money, its use and abuse; mercantile failures; overwork and under-rest; true and false success.

There is some shelf wear to the covers and spine. there are bumped corners, rubbed edges, and minor stains. The pages show light discoloration from age. the binding is tight and there are no loose or missing pages. No dust jacket.

Condition: Good
Dimensions; 5" x 7.5" x 1"
Weight: 1lb 3oz (538.6g)

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Getting On In The World: or Hints On Success In Life - 1898


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