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Smiles, Samuel 1812-1904

Overview
Works: 693 works in 3,440 publications in 20 languages and 24,779 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Church history  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Reviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Inscriber
Classifications: T39, 926
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Samuel Smiles
Self-help the art of achievement, illustrated by accounts of the lives of great men by Samuel Smiles ( )
483 editions published between 1327 and 2014 in 16 languages and held by 4,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a cogent work that advocates industry, thrift, and self-improvement, Samuel Smiles's most popular book offers readers a path to success by helping individuals apply themselves diligently to right pursuits sparing neither labour, pains, nor self-denial in prosecuting them and to rely upon their own efforts in life."
Industrial biography Iron-workers and tool-makers by Samuel Smiles ( )
89 editions published between 1863 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following from the author's 'Lives of the Engineers', this accessible work presents the lives of many celebrated inventors, mechanics, and iron-workers - the founders in great measure of the modern industry of Britain
Men of invention and industry by Samuel Smiles ( )
57 editions published between 1884 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Smiles continues his memoirs of men of invention and industry, following the previous titles 'Lives of Engineers', 'Industrial Biography' and 'Self-help'
Jasmin: barber, poet, philanthropist by Samuel Smiles ( )
23 editions published between 1891 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of Thomas Telford, civil engineer by Samuel Smiles ( )
18 editions published between 1867 and 2014 in English and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Huguenots : their settlements, churches, and industries in England and Ireland, with an appendix relating to the Huguenots in America by Samuel Smiles ( Book )
107 editions published between 1867 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lives of the engineers: with an account of their principal works comprising, also, a history of inland communication in Britain by Samuel Smiles ( Book )
65 editions published between 1861 and 2006 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of George Stephenson and of his son Robert Stephenson; comprising also a history of the invention and introduction of the railway locomotive by Samuel Smiles ( Book )
124 editions published between 1845 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Originally published in 1881, this is the definitive biography of George Stephenson, written by the acknowledged master of industrial archaeology and biography"--Amazon.com, viewed September 12, 2013
A publisher and his friends. Memoir and correspondence of the late John Murray, with an account of the origin and progress of the house, 1768-1843 by Samuel Smiles ( Book )
45 editions published between 1891 and 2008 in English and German and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Duty : with illustrations of courage, patience and endurance by Samuel Smiles ( Book )
151 editions published between 1880 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carl J. Martinson collection
Character by Samuel Smiles ( Book )
127 editions published between 1871 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carl J. Martinson collection
Thrift by Samuel Smiles ( Book )
84 editions published between 1875 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book is intended as a sequel to 'Self-help', and 'Character'." - Pref
Josiah Wedgwood, F.R.S., his personal history by Samuel Smiles ( Book )
42 editions published between 1894 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life of a Scotch naturalist : Thomas Edward, associate of the Linnaean society by Samuel Smiles ( Book )
81 editions published between 1876 and 2013 in English and French and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Nasmyth engineer; an autobiography by James Nasmyth ( Book )
34 editions published between 1883 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Offers a digitally printed version of the 1883 autobiography of James Nasmyth, the Scottish scientist and inventor who is remembered for his contributions to the the machine tool industry and his invention of the steam hammer
Lives of Boulton and Watt. Principally from the original Soho mss. Comprising also a history of the invention and introduction of the steam engine by Samuel Smiles ( Book )
45 editions published between 1865 and 2007 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Huguenots in France after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes : with a visit to the country of the Vaudois by Samuel Smiles ( Book )
53 editions published between 1873 and 2013 in English and French and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selections from Lives of the engineers, with an account of their principal works by Samuel Smiles ( Book )
6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Dick, baker, of Thurso, geologist and botanist by Samuel Smiles ( Book )
22 editions published between 1878 and 1997 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brief biographies by Samuel Smiles ( Book )
27 editions published between 1861 and 1900 in English and Undetermined and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Sāmiyuyel Smaiyals 1812-1904
Smail's, Samuel.
Smāilsa, Sēmuēla 1812-1904
Smailsas, Samuel 1812-1904
Smailss, Z. 1812-1904
Smailss, Z. (Zamuels), 1812-1904
Smaiyals, Sāmiyuyel 1812-1904
Smajls, S.
Smayls, Samuēl 1812-1904
Smiles, Samuel
Sumairusu
Sumairusu, Samyuru
Смайлс, С 1812-1904
Смайлс, С. (Сэмюел), 1812-1904
Смайлс, Самуэль 1812-1904
Смайлс, Сэмюел 1812-1904
Смайльс, С 1812-1904
Смайльс, Самуил 1812-1904
Смайльс, Самуэль 1812-1904
Смайльс, Самюэль 1812-1904
سميلز، صموئيل
صميلز، صموئيل
スマイルス
スマイルズ, サミュエル
スマイルス, サミュール
撒無留斯, 美留
斯邁爾斯
須邁爾斯
Languages
English (1,435)
Japanese (90)
Spanish (40)
Chinese (35)
German (29)
French (28)
Italian (5)
Korean (5)
Russian (4)
Urdu (3)
Persian (3)
Czech (3)
Turkish (2)
Arabic (2)
Dutch (2)
Hindi (2)
Sindhi (1)
Croatian (1)
Vietnamese (1)
Greek, Modern (1)
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