Author:Holmes, Oliver Wendell

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OVER THE TEACUPS

By: Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin (Riverside Press): [1891]1902

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 3961

Condition: Very Good


Breakfast Table Series; 16mo - 6" to 7" tall; 440 pages; Light brown leather spine and corners show some edgewear, gilt blindstamped design on spine, top gilt. Marbled paper covered boards and end papers. Back hinge appears to have been glued, front hinge intact. Previous owner's name on blank page. This is from the Breakfast Table Series - Handy Volume Edition. Dated MDCCCCII on title page. Very attractive little volume. Binding is Three-Quarter Leather. View more info

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ELSIE VENNER A ROMANCE OF DESTINY

By: Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Paterson: 1885

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2934

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt print on spine, top edge gilt and untrimmed fore edges. Light wear, corners lightly bumped. This is a very attractive volume with good quality paper, having only light yellowing. Hinges cracked but solid. Undated - circa 1880's (second preface dated 1883). In this story Holmes demonstrates his opposition to the concept of that 'an individual can be held morally responsible for an inherited flaw. ' (Benet) View more info