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The autocrat of the breakfast table

HOLMES, Oliver Wendell

Published by Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1894
From B & L Rootenberg Rare Books, ABAA (Sherman Oaks, CA, U.S.A.)

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Half-title and title in red and black, frontispiece in each volume. With 13 plates. Full vellum, decorated in gilt, top edges gilt. A bright, clean and uncut copy with the bookplates of Carroll Atwood Wilson and Edwin B. Holden. Large paper limited edition, number 1 of 250 numbered printed. Pyle (1853-1911) was one of America's foremost illustrators known for the timeless quality of his work. Some of the other works written and illustrated by him are Book of pirates; The story of King Arthur and his knights and The merry adventures of Robin Hood. BAL, 9215; C&T, p. 81. Bookseller Inventory # 11917

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Title: The autocrat of the breakfast table

Publisher: Riverside Press, Cambridge

Publication Date: 1894

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Niceya Corp., a California corporation, doing business as B & L Rootenberg Rare Books & Manuscripts, member of the ABAA, ILAB, and ABA, was founded in 1970 is an internationally renowned antiquarian bookseller. We are among the leading specialists in the fields of science, medicine, technology and natural history. We also maintain high quality rare books and manuscripts in all diverse subjects. To order, please telephone, fax or e-mail.

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