[Whitman, Sarah Wyman (binding design); Pyle, Howard (illustrations)]; Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Title THE AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST TABLE
Book Condition Near Fine
Publisher Boston Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1895
Illustrator Whitman, Sarah Wyman (cover design); Pyle, Howard (illustrations)
Seller ID 1140
8vo (5¼" x 8"). 2 Volumes. Unsigned binding design by Sarah Wyman Whitman in gold on smooth rust cloth reminiscent of medieval book clasps. First edition with Pyle illustrations. Vol. I: pp. 219; photogravure portrait frontis. and 29 illustrations by Howard Pyle. Vol. II: pp. 474 (continuous numbering); photogravure portrait frontis. and 27 illustrations by Howard Pyle. The sayings and thoughts of a philosopher who discourses at length to his fellow lodgers in a boarding house on any subject that comes to hand. A near fine set with faint rubbing to the extremities. BAL 9215. Allen and Gullans 104.