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HOLMES, Oliver Wendell.

The Autocrat at the Breakfast-Table; The Poet at the Breakfast-Table; The Professor at the Breakfast-Table.

With illustrations by H. M. Brock.

London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, 1911 Stock Code: 144560
£150.00
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A handsomely bound set of Holmes's Breakfast Table series, his collections of essays which have remained his most enduring works, attractively illustrated by H. M. Brock. The series was first published in 1858, 1860, and 1872 respectively.

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Description

3 volumes, octavo (184 x 112 mm). Near-contemporary half calf, spines lettered in gilt, brown cloth sides, top edges gilt.

Illustrations

With line-drawing illustrations by Brock throughout.

Condition

Bookplate of Oliver Nowell Chadwyck-Healey to front pastedowns. Spines a little sunned, slight spotting to endpapers, light rubbing. A very good set.

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