The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table
by Every Man His Own Boswell
(Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr)
Publisher: Houghton, Osgood and Company
This book is in good condition. Hardcover. This antiquarian book has had a long and illustrious journey through time. Please look at the pictures to ascertain the condition and state of this book. If you have any questions, please ask. Red embossed cloth boards are worn along edges and corners. The headband of the spine (top) is torn. Black endpapers. Hinges tight. Binding sturdy. All edges red. The text block is crisp and clean. There are significant penciled notes on the front endpapers. 395 pages -
--ABOUT THIS ITEM--
Step into the literary world of the 19th century with 'The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table' by Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., a classic masterpiece that has enchanted readers for over a century. Published in 1880, this timeless work is a delightful blend of essays, poetry, and fictional anecdotes that offer a window into the society and culture of the time. 'The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table' is a captivating journey through the musings and observations of an unnamed narrator, who shares his thoughts and encounters with fellow boarders at a Boston boarding house. With humor, wit, and keen insights, Holmes explores topics ranging from human nature and love to the quirks of everyday life. This book is a literary gem, providing a unique perspective on 19th-century America and the human experience. It's a delightful and thought-provoking read for those seeking to immerse themselves in the charm and wisdom of a bygone era. Experience the warmth, wit, and wisdom of Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. in 'The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table,' a book that continues to resonate with readers across generations.
Item Dimensions: 6.0 inches x 4.5 inches