1857. Item #83778
THAYER, William M. THE POOR BOY AND MERCHANT PRINCE; OR, ELEMENTS OF SUCCESS DRAWN FROM THE LIFE AND CHARACTER OF THE LATE AMOS LAWRENCE; A BOOK FOR YOUTH. Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1857. With the bookplate of Augustus Lowell (related by marriage to Lawrence). 349 pp. 12mo., ribbed brown cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Except for a tiny chip to top of spine, the covers are clean, bright and in excellent condition. Lowell's armorial bookplate to front pastedown. A book for boys about attaining business success. A lovely copy.