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    [Oliver Wendell Holmes]. The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table. Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1858. First edition, first issue. Later half dark blue morocco over blue cloth boards. Fine condition.

    More Information: [Oliver Wendell Holmes]. The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table. Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1858. First edition, first issue. Title page in black and red; with the engraved title page. Octavo. [i-ii], [1]-viii, [1]-373. Illustrated with eight plates by Hoppins. Later half dark blue morocco over blue cloth boards. Titles stamped in gilt in compartments between five raised bands. Top edge gilt. A beautiful copy with only the slightest shelf wear and in near fine condition.

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