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The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table

By: HOLMES, Oliver Wendell

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1955

Stock No.: 76609

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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. --- Wi... View more info