Home  »  library  »  BIOS  »  Samuel Smiles (1812–1904)

C.D. Warner, et al., comp.
The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Samuel Smiles (1812–1904)

Smiles, Samuel. A British miscellaneous writer; born at Haddington, Scotland, 1812; died on April 16, 1904. Many of his writings had a very wide circulation. Among them are: ‘Self-Help’ (1860); ‘Life of George Stephenson’ (6th ed. 1864); ‘Lives of Engineers’ (1862; new ed. 1874, 5 vols.); ‘The Huguenots in England and Ireland’ (4th ed. 1876); ‘Thrift’ (1875); ‘Men of Invention and Industry.’