HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL.
The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table. Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1858. 8vo. Advertisements on endpapers. Original brown cloth, spine titles gilt, covers stamped in blind. Custom chemise and half morocco slipcase. Spine ends renewed. Provenance: E. Pauline Allen (period ownership inscription to front pastedown, gift inscription dated "Dec 25, 1858" to first blank). First edition.