Atwood, Anthony. The Young Man's Way to Intelligence, Respectability, Honor, and Usefulness. Philadelphia: J. W. Moore, 1857. Third Edition.
Red blindstamped publisher's cloth, 4 x 6 1/4 inches, small chip top of spine, some worming to back cover. 188 clean pp., tight. Very good. Hardcover. 
Anthony Atwood (1801-1888), b. Tuckerton, NJ; d. Philadelphia, PA. Rev. Atwood was a Methodist minister who was "active in his ministerial work, filling many prominent appointments." - Simpson, Cyclopaedia of Methodism.
Five chapters: Responsibilities of the Young; On Intellectual Attainments; On the importance of Character; Dangers common to Youth [Antagonistic Influences, Ambition, Habits of useless Intercourse; Gambling, Profanity, Infidelity, Profanation of the Sabbath, Light reading, Amusements, Theatres, Disobedience to parents, Politics]; Duties of Young Men.