The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table

By: HOLMES, Oliver Wendell

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A famed collection of essays, first published in the Atlantic Monthly magazine from 1831 to 1832. Oliver Wendell Holmes [Sr.] was the father of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. who was a well-know Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. This deluxe edition features R. J. Holden illustrations and an introduction by Van Wyck Brooks. --- In full grey cloth-covered hardcovers with Holden illustations affixed to front & back covers; titling in gilt on maroon spine block. Interior leaves of a buff colored stock; textblock edges all w/spatterings. In black paper-covered slipcase. Sandglass flyer laid in. --- With a couple of dark soiled spots on spine ends and faint scratches to title block on spine, otherwise a clean, unmarked, firm copy lacking additional damages. Minor soiling on structurally sound slipcase. (Any reference to dust jacket is meant to describe the slipcase.); Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xvi, 281 pages

Title: The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table

Author Name: HOLMES, Oliver Wendell

Categories: >>Illustrated Classics, >>Philosophy/Psychology/Thought, >>American Society, Life in the US,

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1955

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Stock No.: 76609