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Author Name    [Whitman, Sarah Wyman (binding design); Pyle, Howard (illustrations)]; Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Title   THE AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST TABLE

Binding   cloth

Book Condition   Near Fine

Edition   First

Publisher   Boston Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1895

Illustrator   Whitman, Sarah Wyman (cover design); Pyle, Howard (illustrations)

Seller ID   1140

8vo (5" 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.

Price = 275.00 USD



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