Little Visits With Great Americans


This antique hardcover book is bound in red cloth boards, with bright gilt lettering on the front and spine, and a cover illustration of a tree. Cover has some edgewear, spine slightly faded; inner pages clean, binding tight. Marbled endpapers. Frontispiece is a portrait of the editor, Orison Swett Marden. Decorative title page. Includes capsule biographies of famous Americans, including Thomas Edison, Andrew Carnegie, John Burroughs and more, arranged by topic (i.e. commerce, art, labor). 600 pages, including index; approx. 6"x8".



  • Little Visits With Great Americans; or, Success, Ideals, and How To Attain Them
  • Orison Swett Marden
  • The Success Co., 1903