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HOLMES, Oliver Wendell.
The Professor at the Breakfast-Table; With the Story of Iris.

Description:
pp. (iii), 4-286, (ii) Book List dated November 1860. Original purple embossed cloth now faded, new matching front free end-paper, a very good copy.

*Published simultaneously with the American, Boston, edition, this English edition is considerably scarcer. During the rest of the decade, it was re-issued with the addition of a lengthy bookseller's catalogue for that year. OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES (1809-1894), physician, poet and essayist, see GARRISON-MORTON #6274 & #6276 for his papers on puerperal fever, 1842-43 and 1855, and #6390 for Medical Essays 1883 - 'The most important American book dealing with the history of medicine up to its day'.

Sampson Low, Son & Co. London.

Date Published: 1860. First English edition.

Stock No. 62822

Price: 200.00

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