Oliver Wendell Holmes Over the Teacups
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Oliver Wendell Holmes

Over the Teacups

Houghton Mifflin 1891
First Edition

Price $44.99

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FIRST EDITION. Houghton Mifflin, Boston & NY 1891. Hardcover [i-iv], [1]-319, blank leaf. Variant printing, Stated “Fifteenth Thousand” on copyright page. Points of issue: In the advertisement opposite the title-page “Over the Teacups” is prices at $ 1.50; “The Breakfast-Table Series” is described as in 11 vols. and is priced at $ 18.50. Reference BAL 9027. Edges lightly worn, the spine slightly creased and discolored. Owner signature and pencil markings on a free end-paper. Binding is tight, nice collectible copy.

The author of The Two Kinds of Truth was W. T. B. Martin, evolutionist and member of the British Association for the Advancement of Science.