Lot 40 of 175:
First Edition of Oliver Wendell Holmes' first novel  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Elsie Venner: A Romance Of Destiny
Author:
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Sr.
Place:
Boston
Publisher:
Ticknor and Fields
Date:
1861
Description:

Two volumes. With 16 pages of book ads dated February, 1861. 8vo, brown publishers cloth; housed in custom-made cloth chemises and quarter morocco black slipcase.  First Edition, Second printing.

Holmes' first novel. With a pencil signature, dated April, 1861. BAL 8801.

Donated by Margolis & Moss, Santa Fe, NM.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
The head of spine on volume II just starting, otherwise a fine set.
 
Item number:
244051
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