ORATION DELIVERED BEFORE THE CITY AUTHORITIES OF BOSTON ON THE EIGHTY-SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE OF AMERICA

(Philadelphia: , 1863).

FIRST EDITION OF OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES' STIRRING CIVIL WAR ERA SPEECH, in which he discusses the roots of the war and must be done to "preserve our national existence." This copy has fine provenance, being from the noteworthy rare book collection of American Cardiologist Myron Prinzmetal, author of at least 165 publications over the course of his career and the first to describe Prinzmetal angina. Item #30642

Holmes, Oliver Wendell. ORATION DELIVERED BEFORE THE CITY AUTHORITIES OF BOSTON ON THE EIGHTY-SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE OF AMERICA (Philadelphia: , 1863).

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