DescriptionOliver Wendell Holmes. The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table. Every Man His Own Boswell. Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1858. First edition.
Oliver Wendell Holmes. The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table. Every Man His Own Boswell. Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1858. First edition, first issue. Octavo. viii, 373 pages. Engraved half-title and eight other illustrations. Rare blue cloth binding blind stamped lettered in gilt on the spine. Housed in an attractive half-leather clamshell case. Light wear to corners and spine ends; light toning to contents, else a particularly nice copy in near fine condition.
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