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Poor Men Who Made Us Rich by  Archer Wallace - First Canadian Edition, First Printing - from West of Eden Books and

Poor Men Who Made Us Rich

by Wallace, Archer

Condition: Very Good/Lacking

Toronto, The Ryerson Press, 1933, hardcover, ix-130 pp, First Canadian Edition, First Printing, Very Good condition, lacking dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, light spine-end and corner wear, spot to rear board. The author of Mothers of Famous Men and Boys Who Made Good offers a look at the lives and the accomplishments of fourteen men who were materially poor but nevertheless enriched the world including Socrates; Baruch Spinoza; Milton; Rembrandt; Bunyan; Mozart; Burns; Oliver Goldsmith; Samuel Johnson; Thomas Hood; Thoreau; John Howard Payne; Stephen Collins Foster; and Francis Thompson. Illustrated with drawings by Norman Deer.
  • Bookseller: West of Eden Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 10863H
  • Title: Poor Men Who Made Us Rich
  • Author: Wallace, Archer
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Lacking
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Canadian Edition, First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover


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