THE WORKS OF OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES (13 vols) & The Life and Letters of Oliver Wendell Holmes (2 vols) : Artists' Edition
Place Published: Boston and NY
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Date Published: (1892-96)
Edition: Artists' Edition, No. 104 of 750 copies
Condition: Silk quite rubbed at edges and corners with boards exposed, vellum spines quite clean and unworn, some foxing, some inner hinges starting.
Book Id: 15678
15 volumes. Original half white vellum and gilt red silk over boards, octavos (5.5 x 8.75 inches), illustrated with photogravure plates, facsimiles.
Card autographed by Oliver Wendell Holmes and dated Boston, Dec. 26th 1889 mounted to front pastedown. BAL 9214 (exc. Life & Letters). Though the delicate red silk has deteriorated somewhat the gilt vellum spines are unblemished and the set looks very attractive on the shelf.