The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table / Oliver Wendell Holmes
Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Houghton, Mifflin & Company
Riverside Press ; Electrotyped and printed by H.O. Houghton & Co.)
Sarah Wyman Whitman
Unsigned binding attributed to Sarah Wyman Whitman. Volumes bound in a matching brick red linen-grain cloth in a distinctive Whitman mirror-image binding to front and rear employing three medieval-like gilt clasp design across spine and covers. Also a Whitman design feature is the block of title and author which is off-set to the center right of the cover. Top edge gilt. Green coated endpapers. Binding was also issued in vellum.
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