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SMILES, Samuel 1812-1904
Samuel Smiles was an author, social reformer, physician, and secretary to two of the early railway companies. His other works include a number of biographies of industrial pioneers and a popular series on self-improvement. He is chiefly remembered for "Self-help', first published in 1859, and his name has become associated with a philosophy of individual private enterprise.
- Physical education
Physical education; of, the nurture and management of children, founded on the study of their nature and constitution. By Samuel Smiles, surgeon.
17.0 x 10.5 cm Pp [i-vii] viii  2-200
GB: LB *LWel
Binding: purple cloth.
The "physical education' of the title refers to the upbringing of children generally, as opposed to moral instruction. The phrase is not used to mean any particular type of physical training.
[Another edition, 1905]
The BMCat lists another edition with the title "Physical education of the young...edited, with additions, by Sir Hugh Beevor' as published London and Felling-on Tyne: Walter Scott Publishing Co 1905.
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