OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES AUTOGRAPH


Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. was born August 29, 1809 – died October 7, 1894. Holmes was an American physician, professor, lecturer and author. Regarded by his peers as one of the best poets of the 19th century, he is considered a member of the Fireside Poets. His most famous prose works are the “Breakfast-Table” series, which began with The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table (1858). He is also recognized as an important medical reformer. Original Oliver Wendell Holmes Autograph, signed on cut paper mounted on a Fly Leaf. Written on Cut Paper: Oliver Wendell Holmes. Boston, April 15th 1890. Approx. Size of cut paper 3 1/8 x 5 inches. Regular Price – $ 245.00 / Sale Price – $ 144.95.

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