Standard Library Edition. In excellent condition--with very occasional tiny spotting from being in storage on the interior; all leather labels, some with minor scuffing. Published between 1892-1896 with blue cloth and ox-blood gilt lettered leather labels. Vol. I, The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table, pp. xi, 321, introduction and Preface to the New Edition by Holmes. Frontis of Holmes at Age 47 from a Daguerreotype and 6 steel plates, textual illustrations by Julian Scott. Vol. II The Professor at the Breakfast Table With the Story of Iris, pp. x 332, Intro by Holmes. Frontis of Holmes at age 50 from a photo by Warren and 5 illustrations by Alfred Kappes. Vol. III The Poet At the Breakfast Table. He Talks With His Fellow Boarders and The Reader, pp. vii, 360, frontis of Holmes at Age 65 by J.A.J Wilcox and 6 steel engravings by William L. Shepard. .Vol. IV Over The Teacups, pp. 11, 319, frontis steel engraving of Holmes at age 80 after an oil by Edwin T. Billings and 5 engravings by H. Winthrop Pierce. Volume V Elsie Venner. A Romance of Destiny pp. xvi, 487, frontis steel engraving of Holmes at age 45 by Halpin & Andrews and 5 engravings by F. V. Dumond. Volume VI The Guardian Angel, pp. xvi, 431, indexed. Frontis steel engraving of Holmes at age 70 etched by S. A. Schoff and 5 steel engravings after paintings by Frank T. Merrill. Volume VII A Moral Antipathy First Opening of the New Portfolio, pp. vi, 307. Frontis steel engraving of Holmes at age 75, engraved by J. A.J. Wilcox a 5 engravings by Irwin R. Wiles. Volume VIII Pages From an Old Volume of Life. A collection of Essays 1857-1881, pp. vi, 433. Frontis steel engraving of Holmes at age 69 after a photograph by Conly and 4 engravings. Volume IX Medical Essays 1842-1882, pp. xvii, 445. Frontis steel engraving of Holmes at age 70 fronm a photo by Notman, 4 steel engraving with a short appendix. Volume X Over a Hundred Days in Europe, pp. 301, Frontis steel engraving of Holmes at age 82 from an oil by Sara W. Whitman and 4 textual steel engravings. Volume XI Ralph Waldo Emerson John Lothrop Motley Two Memoirs, pp. xi, 284. Frontis and 7 b-w halftones. Volume XII The Poetical Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes Volume I. Frontis and 6 b-w halftones. Volume XIII The Poetical Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes Volume II, pp. xi, 442, with index to Vols XII & XIII. Illustrated with frontis and 8 b-w steel engravings by Howard Pyle, Frank T. Merrill, and Frank Woodbury. Volume XIV The Life and Letters of Oliver Wendell Holmes by John T. Morse Jr. Volume I, pp. vi, 358. Illustrated with frontis and 9 b-w halftones.Volume XV The Life and Letters of Oliver Wendell Holmes by John T. Morse Jr. Volume II, pp. 335 with index to both volumes. Illustrated with frontis and 7 b-w halftones. In exceptionally good condition. Many others also have an index. Heavy set, requiring extra shipping costs. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE WORKS OF OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES (13 vols)...
Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company
Publication Date: 1892
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Near Fine to Fine
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