Autocrat of the Breakfast Table ~ First Edition ~ Drunken Note from Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Signed First Edition of Autocrat of the Breakfast Table by Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • Phillips, Sampson, and Company, Boston 1858
  • First Edition / First Printing / First Issue
  • Signed by Oliver Wendell Holmes on a handwritten letter.
  • GA certified to be genuine by professional review.
  • All first issue points present. Binding A, Large Paper Issue {ref: BAL 8781}. 
  • Matching dates on the title and copyright pages. Title page in red and black. 
  • Vignette title page with 8 plates. Period after Company on the title page. 
  • Brown cloth and gold gilt lettering at the spine. 
  • 3 fleur-de-lis ringed monograms at the spine with the publisher's logo. 
  • Endpaper with Works of Permanent Value and Poetry and the Drama. 
  • Book Condition: Good, shelf wear, rubbing, light foxing.
  • Bookplate, age toning, tear at the cloth spine, letter tipped in at the endpaper.
  • 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books
  • American Booksellers Association (ABA) - Member