Over the teacups

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Title

Over the teacups

Subject

Covers
Inscriptions
Chadwick, James R. (James Read), 1844-1905
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894

Description

The poem "To the eleven ladies who presented me with a loving cup" was reprinted in Over the teacups (1891), Holmes’ late collection of essays and poems following in the vein of The autocrat of the breakfast-table. This copy of the first edition bears an author’s presentation inscription to Dr. James Read Chadwick of the Boston Medical Library, dated November 9, 1890, the day immediately after its first publication.

Abstract

Cover, bookplate of James Read Chadwick, and inscription to Chadwick from the book Over the teacups by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)

Creator

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894

Publisher

Houghton, Mifflin and Company

Date Created

1891

Rights

The Boston Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in this collection. For use information, consult Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu

Access Rights

Access to the original work depicted requires advance notice. Contact Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu for additional information

Is Part Of

Holmes Collection (PS1968.A1 1891a)

Format

text

Extent

1 cover, 1 bookplate, and 1 inscription

Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

DigID0002179
DigID0002180

Provenance

Gift of Dr. James Read Chadwick to the Boston Medical Library, 1901

Files

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Citation

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894, “Over the teacups,” OnView, accessed February 22, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6331.

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