The Complete Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes. Fore-Edge, Holmes Oliver Wendell.
The Complete Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes
The Complete Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes
The Complete Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes

The Complete Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes

Cambridge MA: Houghton Mifflin, Riverside Press, 1895. Full Marroon Morocco. THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES. OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES. Published by: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Riverside Press, Cambridge. 1895. Fore-edge painting. Bound in full brown Morocco. Signed fore-edge by La Vigne dated 1980. A Cambridge edition from Oliver Wendell Holmes. Provenance from the Estate of Russell Johanson, Ravenna Rare Books, Seattle. The fore-edge is painted in the style of Pieter Bruegel the Elder's, 'Tempest at Sea'. From the Russ Johanson Collection. Pictured and described in Webber's 'Book of Fore-Edge Paintings' on p186. Although the photograph and description suggest the painting is on Goodrich Natural History, it is in fact on Holmes Works. Very good. Item #21

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