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The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table

By: Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Price: $16.56

Publisher: New York, NY, Houghton Mifflin & Co.: 1886

Edition: 47th Edition

Seller ID: 004427

Condition: Very Good

The spine ends are soft and the corners show moderate wear. ; This book is a collection of essays written by Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. The essays were originally published in The Atlantic Monthly in 1857 and 1858 before being collected in book form. The author had written two essays with the same name which were published in the earlier The New-England Magazine in November 1831 and February 1832, which are alluded to in a mention of an "interruption" at the start of the very first essay. The essays are chiefly one-sided dialogue between the unnamed Author and the other residents of a N... View more info