The Last Leaf. Oliver Wendell Holmes.
The Last Leaf

The Last Leaf

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1886. George W. Edwards & F.H. Smith. First Edition. Hardcover. 4to (12-1/2" x 9-1/2"). 50 [3] pp. Large paper edition. Creme/tan covers, wear to head/tail of spine, 2" x 3" water stain lower left of upper cover, upper hinge starting. Light foxing and wear to text block. Includes the first printing of the author's "History Of This Poem" which explains the author being inspired by Thomas Melvile - one of the last survivors of the Boston Tea Party AND a Boston Customs receipt (15" x 9") signed by Melvile (1818) bound in after page ten AND two images (one engraving of a painting of him as a young man and one reproduced photograph from 1891) removed from other books and laid in. BAL 8992. Good +. Item #1276

Price: $175.00

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