Poet at the Breakfast Table Oliver Wendell Holmes 1907 H.M. Brock illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Poet at the Breakfast Table, by Oliver Wendell Holmes. Illustrations by H.M. Brock.
Published 1907, Boston by Houghton Mifflin & Co.
351 pages. Text in English. 52 illustrations.
Period 1/2 leather book, raised bands, gilt compartment decorations, gilt title lettering, marbled end papers, deckled edges.
Spine uniformly gently faded, overall pleasing age patina to the book.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7 1/2" H x 5" W.