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The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table

Holmes, O.W.

Published by Donohue Brothers, Chicago
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Decorative binding with silver and gold floral design. No date - circa 1900. Reprinted from the original edition. Corner of cover frayed. Gilt top edge; purple ribbon bookmark. "The essays take the form of a chiefly one-sided dialogue between the unnamed Author and the other residents of a New England boarding house who are known only by their profession, location at the table or other defining characteristics. The topics discussed range from an essay on the unexpected benefits of old age to the finest place to site a dwelling and comments on the nature of conversation itself. The tone of the book is distinctly Yankee and takes a seriocomic approach to the subject matter.' [Wikipedia] April SALE -- Prices shown are 20% off throughout the month. Bookseller Inventory # 128371

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Title: The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table

Publisher: Donohue Brothers, Chicago

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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