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Oliver Wendell HOLMES

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VERY HANDSOMELY BOUND SET OF OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES WORKS

HOLMES, Oliver Wendell. Works. Boston & New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1892. Fifteen volumes bound in thirty. Octavo, later three-quarter navy morocco, raised bands, patterned boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut and unopened. $4200.

“Artist’s” edition, number 672 of 750 sets, illustrated with steel-engraved portraits and photogravures, some of which are hand-colored.

Father of the celebrated jurist of the same name, Holmes (1809-94) "reigned supreme in Boston society and club life and became the unofficial poet laureate of all important gatherings in the intellectual "hub of the Universe" (Hart, 176). BAL 9214.

Fine condition.

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