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Holmes, Oliver Wendell 1809-1894

Overview
Works: 2,269 works in 5,953 publications in 11 languages and 84,645 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Humor  Anecdotes  Essays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Poetry  Records and correspondence  Sources 
Subject Headings: Physicians 
Roles: Author, Lyricist, Signer, Actor, Honoree, Correspondent, Editor, Former owner, Performer, Creator, Speaker
Classifications: PS1964, 817
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The autocrat of the breakfast-table by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

602 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 5,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sayings and thoughts of a philosopher who discourses at length to his fellow lodgers in a boarding house on any subject that comes to hand. -- vendor's description
The professor at the breakfast-table : with the story of Iris by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

257 editions published between 1800 and 2009 in English and held by 2,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Complete poetical works of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

51 editions published between 1872 and 2009 in English and held by 1,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elsie Venner; a romance of destiny by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

185 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman's personality is affected by a rattlesnake bite received before her birth
Ralph Waldo Emerson by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

80 editions published between 1884 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oliver Wendell Holmes was friends with Ralph Waldo Emerson and a preeminent writer in his own right. This biography of Emerson includes extensive reproductions of his works, in addition to the chronicle of his life
The poetical works of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

77 editions published between 1852 and 1996 in English and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings together Holmes' poems dealing with the medical profession, the virtues of distinguished colleagues, college days, and all facets of human society
The poet at the breakfast-table : he talks with his fellow-boarders and the reader by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

94 editions published between 1862 and 2000 in English and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the teacups by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

71 editions published between 1890 and 2011 in English and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally released as a series of essays in the Atlantic Monthly, Over the Teacups, like Holmes' Autocrat of the Breakfast Table is a table talk book that discusses age and how to live a long life; how to be a great conversationalist; the art of reading. -- vendor's description
Life and letters of Oliver Wendell Holmes by John T Morse( Book )

13 editions published between 1896 and 1994 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

125 editions published between 1830 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of poems by 19th century American Poet Oliver Wendell Holmes
A mortal antipathy : first opening of the new portfolio by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

93 editions published between 1841 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the final volume in Holmes's trio of what he called his medicated novels" (Elsie Venner and The Guardian Angel being the first two); A Mortal Antipathy explores a young man's phobia about beautiful young women after being accidentally dropped into a thorn bush as a baby by an attractive young cousin
The psychiatric novels of Oliver Wendell Holmes; abridgment, introduction and psychiatric annotations by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

18 editions published between 1943 and 1971 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientific papers : physiology, medicine, surgery, geology by Charles William Eliot( Book )

15 editions published between 1910 and 1994 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medical essays, 1842-1882 by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

46 editions published between 1883 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1998. Gift of Dr. Richard L. Dobson
More classics to read aloud to your children by William F Russell( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections for reading aloud from poems, novels, and plays by Blake, Longfellow, O. Henry, Twain, Shakespeare, Poe, and other well-known authors
The poet at the breakfast-table by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

96 editions published between 1872 and 2011 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1872 installment in Holmes's popular Breakfast Table series is a fluent, gossipy exchange among the poet of the title and his breakfast companions with the lion's share of conversation belonging to the poet, who delivers his somewhat eccentric and fitfully amusing opinions of books, people, and habits of thought. Written fifteen years after the start of the series, The Poet takes a comparatively calm and nostalgic tone
Our hundred days in Europe by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

68 editions published between 1886 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1886, exhausted and mourning the death of his youngest son, Holmes and his daughter, Amelia, traveled to England and France, where they visited various friends, distinguished writers, and where Holmes received a number of honorary doctorates. This memoir is an elegantly composed travelogue of their trip
The poems of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

60 editions published between 1862 and 1925 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contagiousness of puerperal fever by Oliver Wendell Holmes( )

9 editions published between 1843 and 2000 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
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Holmes, O. W. 1809-1894

Holmes, O. W. (Oliver Wendell), 1809-1894

Holmes, Oliver W.

Holmes, Oliver W. 1809-1894

Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Holmes, Oliver Wendell 1809-1894

Holmes, Oliver Wendell Jr

Holmes, Olivier W.

Holmes, Wendell 1809-1894

Oliver Uendel Holms

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes Amerikaans auteur

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Oliver Wendell Holmes medico, insegnante e scrittore statunitense

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr US-amerikanischer Arzt und Schriftsteller

Oliver Wendell Holmes vanhempi

Oliveris Vendlis Holmsas

Wendell Holmes, Oliver

Wendell Holmes, Oliver 1809-1894

Оливер Уендел Ҳолмс, Калонӣ

Оливър Уендъл Холмс

Олівер Венделл Голмс старший

Холмс, Оливер Уэнделл

אוליבר ונדל הולמס האב

الیور وندل هلمز شاعر آمریکایی

أوليفر وندل هولمز

ఒలీవర్ వెండెల్ హొంస్

ဟုမ်း ၊ အော်လစ်ဗာ ဝင်းဒဲ

올리버 웬들 홈스

オリバー・ウェンデル・ホームズ・シニア

老奥利弗·温德尔·霍姆斯

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The professor at the breakfast-table : with the story of IrisElsie Venner; a romance of destinyRalph Waldo EmersonOver the teacupsPoemsMore classics to read aloud to your childrenThe poet at the breakfast-table