Rare Victorian Self Help Book.
“Mr Gladstone’s good health and long life have been in part attributed to the way in which he masticates his food”.
“…as my essay is addressed chiefly to business men, I wish first to make clear the operating principle in our life. This may be a guide to those who are desirious of securing and promoting health and happiness”.
“….I came to London where I succeeded in establishing a large and prosperous business. As I was endowed with some strength of will and mental energy, these were for the most part exercised at the cost of my physical vitality”.
“…I was the victim still of dyspepsia, constipation, haemorrhoids, and other attendant evils, and I determined to know the why and wherefore”.
WILLIAMSON, John. Health and Success In Business: How Lost: How Recovered. A Personal Experience. Addressed To Business Men. By A Business Man. Monochrome photographic frontispiece, (presumably of the author?). (Title page detached, first few pages loose, occasional marks, browning and spotting). Publisher’s dark red cloth, lettered in silver (some wear, staining).
Includes the 8pp. (With two plates) supplement bound in at the rear: “Dyspepsia: Its Cure, and How it is Applied. Being a Supplement to “Health and Success in Business. How Lost: How Recovered”. [With] pink printed slip bound in.
8vo. London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & co., 1892.
PROVENANCE: Some underlining in pencil.
An extremely rare book on an interesting subject: health. (In relation to how this affects vitality and as such performance in business).
Please note that this book is of its time and cannot be guaranteed to be accurate in the 21st century!!
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