Lot 167 of 443:
Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table Large Paper  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$240
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table

Author:
Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Place:
Cambridge

Publisher:
Riverside Press

Date:
1894

Description:

2 volumes. Illustrations by Howard Pyle. Original full vellum stamped in gilt, top edges gilt; custom 2 part cloth and leather slipcases with spines lettered in gilt. No. 215 of 250 copies of this Large Paper Edition.

Howard Pyle was one of America's foremost illustrators known for the timeless quality of his work. Nice example of this Large Paper Edition, with handsome custom slipcases. 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear and sunning to slipcases; light soiling to vellum with some rubbing to extremities and darkening to spines; early ownership signatures; very good or better.


 
Item number:
306004
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