PRESENTATION COPY

The autocrat of the breakfast table.

Boston: Phillips, Sampson, and Company, 1859. 8vo. viii, 373 pp., including half-title. SECOND EDITION. Title in red and black. Pebbled cloth over beveled boards, decorated in blind. Inscriptions to fly-leaf, “Miss Sally Gardner, from her friend and cousin OW Holmes,” and “F.L. Higginson-1866.”. Item #12264

Second edition. Presentation copy to Holmes’ cousin Miss Sally Gardner. One of the few impressions issued before the failure of the firm Phillips, Sampson, and Company in 1859. C&T, pp. 73-75.

Price: $1,800.00

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