First Edition "The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table" by Holmes with Other Books
|Title and Author/Editor:||The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table (Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1858), The Child’s Book of Nature (Worthington Hooker, 1880), Book of Tales (Edited by William Swinton and George R. Cathcart), Just So Stories (Rudyard Kipling, 1907), The Idea of God as Affected by Modern Knowledge (John Fiske, 1887), Foods (Edward Smith, 1876)|
|Genre:||Anthology, Fairy Tales and Folklore|
|Period:||Mid to Late 19th Century, Early 20th Century|
|Edition Statement:||First Edition, Later Edition|
|Number of Books:||6|
- wear to covers with dings, bumped corners, rubbed edges and soiling; peeled cover to The Child’s Book of Nature; cocked spines, cracked hinges and loose text blocks; graphite writing to endpapers and underlining to text; ex. library book plate to one endpaper; tanning and fading to text blocks and text edges.
- measures Just So Stories.