1858. Item #65345
HOLMES, Oliver Wendell. THE AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST-TABLE. Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Compnay, 1858. First edition, second printing, as decribed in BAL. Illustrated with 8 plates. 8vo. viii,373,, +  pp. publisher's adv. Bound by Stikeman & Co. in half, polished red morocco, gilt title at spine, marbled paper sides, with matching endpapers, t.e.g. There is a single blue fly-leaf at the front and rear of the textblock; each was saved from the original endpapers. (The blue endpapers are to be found in copies in Binding C.) Bookplate to front pastedown. Some light marginal soiling and a touch of sunning at spine, else fine. (BAL 8781).