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Little Women: Alcott, Louisa May

Alcott, Louisa May

Published by Roberts Brothers (1868)

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Item Description: Roberts Brothers, 1868. Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good. First Edition. 1868 & 1870. First Edition set, complete in two volumes. Volume I is a first printing, with 1868 on the title and copyright page; no mention of Part Two on page 341. Volume 2 is an early printing dated 1870 on the title page and 1869 on the copyright page. Recently rebound in half leather with marbled paper and end sheets. Text blocks slightly vary in size, though bindings are identical dimensions. Good. Pages show creasing, edge wear including several short tears and a few instances of chipping, staining and foxing; date and number written in ink on the first page of text. A lovely set. Bookseller Inventory # 150609015

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Louisa May ALCOTT, L. Frank BAUM, Frances Hodgson BURNETT, Palmer COX, Rudyard KIPLING, Jack LONDON, Edna St. Vincent MILLAY, A.A. MILNE, Howard PYLE, Mark TWAIN, et al

Published by Scribner & Co. / The Century Co., New York (1935)

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Item Description: Scribner & Co. / The Century Co., New York, 1935. Hardcover. Magazine. 114 bound volumes with the original wrappers and advertisements bound in. Quartos. A consecutive run from 1873-1935 of Mary Mapes Dodge's famous monthly magazine for girls and boys, known for debuting the work of many important American and English writers. Among the many complete works included in this run are the first printed appearances of several major titles, including Alcott's *Eight Cousins* and Burnett's *Little Lord Fauntleroy*, five *Jungle Book* and three *Just-So* stories by Rudyard Kipling, and Mark Twain's *Tom Sawyer Abroad*. Works from the 20th Century include Jack London's early novel, *The Cruise of the Dazzler*; four prize-winning poems by the young Edna St. Vincent Millay; L. Frank Baum's "Juggerjook" and *Queen Zixi of Ix* (which he and many readers consider his best book); and A.A. Milne's poem "Teddy Bear" illustrated by Reginald Birch, which marked the first American appearance of Winnie-the-Pooh. Also included are other contributions by Alcott, Burnett, and Milne, Howard Pyle's *The Story of King Arthur and His Knights*, and Palmer Cox's popular and long running series "The Brownies." Other notable contributors are William Dean Howells, Joel Chandler Harris, Frederic Remington, and Jacob Riis. As editor, Dodge contributed stories and poems, wrote the monthly column "Jack-in-the-Pulpit," and created the magazine's departments, including the celebrated "St. Nicholas League" in 1899. The League published prize-winning poetry and prose, puzzles, drawings, and photographs submitted by the magazine's young readers. Among the notable submissions from 1904-1910, the League published seven poems and a letter by Millay, and Eudora Alice Welty had a prize-winning drawing: "A Heading for August" published in 1920. Listed on the Roll of Honor for drawings in August 1905 is Edward Estlin Cummings; F. Scott Fitzgerald was listed in October 1910 for a photograph; and in the November 1911 issue William Faulkner (as Falkner) was listed for a drawing. A remarkable assemblage of first appearances of major works for children. Further details available upon request. Bookseller Inventory # 374083

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Alcott, Louisa May

Published by Boston: Roberts Brothers (1869)

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Item Description: Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1869. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Two Volumnes. First edition, early issue with no "Part First" on the spine. First edition, mixed state of "Part Second" on spine. 8vo, original salmon cloth covers, lettered in gilt. minor wear to spine extremeties and tips of covers, otherwise a very good, clean set of this American classic. Owner's inscription, dated 1869, in each volume with stamp of "The Holy Trinity Church" of Brooklyn, N.Y. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1000631002

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ALCOTT, Louisa May.

Published by Briggs, Boston (1855)

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Item Description: Briggs, Boston, 1855. 12mo, pp. (i-ii), 182. Bound in brown cloth stamped in blind and gilt. The cloth is a little dust marked and lacks a bit of the cloth at the extremities of the spine, some light stains on the end papers, etc. a very good copy of a book that is usually found in rough condition. Rare. BAL 142. Flower Fables consists of eight stories and 7 poems written by Alcott at the age of sixteen for Ellen Emerson, daughter of the author's life-long friend Ralph Waldo Emerson. It was not published until six years later. Only 1600 copies were printed, and Miss Wealthy Stevens paid the costs. The author received $32, "a pleasing contrast, she commented in her Journal thirty-odd years later, to the receipts of six months only in 1886, being $8,000 for the sale of books, and no new one; but I was prouder of the $32 than the $8,000." First edition of the author's first book. Bookseller Inventory # 47091

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RKO Radio Pictures 1940-1941 Annual: Film Studio Annuals]

Film Studio Annuals] Welles, Orson (director); Theodore Dreiser, Louisa May Alcott, Christopher Morley (authors); Ginger Rogers, Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Charles Boyer, Ronald Colman, Charles Laughton, Carole Lombard, Anna Neagle (stars)

Published by RKO-Radio Pictures, Los Angeles, CA (1940)

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Item Description: RKO-Radio Pictures, Los Angeles, CA, 1940. First Edition. First Edition, large quarto. The deluxe annual for RKO Studios' 1940-1941 season. Notably, this annual is the earliest advertisement for "Citizen Kane," with a full-page spread featuring Orson Welles, against the working title, "John Citizen, US." Notable among the offerings featured are several literary adaptations with large die-cut two-color images of the books themselves ("Sister Carrie" and "Kitty Foyle"), along with actors Carole Lombard, Charles Laughton, Cary Grant, Jean Arthur (in "The Devil and Miss Jones"), Ronald Colman, and Charles Boyer. Also featured is a spread for 18 single-reel Walt Disney features. Brown alligator leather with beveled edges and brown comb binding. 56 pages. Very Good plus, with the fragile comb binding undamaged, moderate wear at the corners; quite attractive overall. Bookseller Inventory # 137468

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Alcott, Louisa May

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Item Description: Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1869. Book Condition: Good. 1st. Hardcover. 341 pages plus 10 pages of publisher's ads in rear. "End of Part First. Part Second, completing Little Women, is published in a volume to match this." at bottom of page 341. Purple cloth stamped in gilt with title in oval design. Purple color on spine faded. Illustrated by Amy Alcott with 4 b&w plates. First edition, early issue with no "Part First" on spine. This copy is the second state, the first state has 1868 on title page. Previous owner's signature on verso of frontispiece, embossed stamp of bookseller on first blank page. None. Bookseller Inventory # 409519

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Flower Fables: Alcott, Louisa May

Alcott, Louisa May

Published by George W. Briggs & Co (1855)

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Item Description: George W. Briggs & Co, 1855. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. First edition. 182 pp. Original blue cloth stamped gilt, yellow endpapers. Good condition. An unrestored copy with wear, chipping, and fraying to cloth along edges, thorough rubbing (especially to spine), and soiling to rear cover. New Year's gift inscription to fep dated January 1855. Some reading smudges and small stray stains, binding a little weak. All five plates and frontispiece present. The Little Women author's very first book, written when she was only 16, published in late December 1854 in a small run of 1,600. Rare. Bookseller Inventory # 160228006

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Flower Fables: Alcott, Louisa May

Alcott, Louisa May

Published by Boston: George W. Briggs (1855)

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Item Description: Boston: George W. Briggs, 1855. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 8vo., brown embossed cloth, with gilt decoration on front cover; title lettered in gilt on the spine, along with small gilt designs; early owner's inscription on pastedown, with a touch of rubbing to spine extremities. First edition, with frontispiece and five plates. Alcott's first book; one of 1600 copies, the entire edition. A superior copy of a genuinely rare book. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-4293389317

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Alcott, L.M. [Louisa May]

Published by James Redpath, Boston (1863)

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Item Description: James Redpath, Boston, 1863. First Edition. Slim duodecimo (7' tall) 102pp in green cloth boards. Alcott family ownership indicated in ink on second blank page: "April 25th 1864/Mercy G Alcott's/Book /Wolcott/New Haven County/Conn--" Jedediah Gaylord Alcott, husband (and possibly cousin?) to Mercy Gaylord Alcott, was first cousin to Amos Bronson Alcott, Louisa May Alcott's father. Ad at rear of book announcing Wendell Phillips's Speeches at $2.50, not $2.25. VG/No DJ: minor shelfwear and edgewear, spine sunned, some ink spots on exterior of boards, minor age-toning to edges of text block and interior, front paste-down and ffep bear writing indicating this book once belonged to "Lydia S. Wilcox"; stamp on front paste-down with "M.S. Wilcox 490" in gilt text; touches of foxing, advertisement at rear of book lists Speeches at $2.50, but the .50 is crossed out with ink and .25 is written next to it in two places.Binding strong, text clean. A wonderful association copy of Alcott's Hospital Sketches.[Spine is dark green and has gilt text. Shelved in Case 1 - US History - Civil War]. Rockville Non-Retail Listings. Bookseller Inventory # 13-429-1191032

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Little Women, or Meg, Jo, Beth and: Alcott, Louisa May

Alcott, Louisa May

Published by Roberts Brothers, Boston (1869)

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Item Description: Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1869. Cloth. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. [i-iii] iv, 5-359 pages plus eight pages of ads at rear paginated: 16, 12, 11, 3, 2, -, -, 14. BAL first edition, early state with no mention of Part One on p. iv. Green cloth with gilt to front and spine. Expertly rebacked with original endpapers, gutters, and spine repaired; resewn on cords. Frontispiece with original tissue guard intact plus three full page illustrations as called for. Elegant early inscription in pencil to second front endpaper: Lillie E. Read / Lewis School / Fountain Street Boston Highlands / Mass. Sound binding; complete in all respects including front and rear blank white as well as rust endpapers. Occasional unobtrusive soiling throughout. Size: 12mo. Bookseller Inventory # Books007100

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Flower Fables.: Alcott, Louisa May.

Alcott, Louisa May.

Published by Boston. George W. Briggs & Company. 1855. (1855)

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Item Description: Boston. George W. Briggs & Company. 1855., 1855. First Edition. Illustrated with a frontispiece and 5 additional plates. Alcott's first book. Scarce: only 1600 copies printed. G+ in woven blue cloth stamped in gilt on the front boards and the spine. The gilt is dulled but attractive. With wear and heavy fraying to the top and bottom of the spine ends and the corners. Lightly edge-rubbed as well. The yellow endpapers are uniformly soiled and foxed, but the textural paper is white and clean throughout with an occasional spot of foxing. Overall, a good plus copy of this scarce work. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 3994

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Alcott, Louisa May

Published by George W. Briggs, Boston (1855)

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Item Description: George W. Briggs, Boston, 1855. Book Condition: Good. 1st. Hardcover. 182 pages, 6 b&w plates. Brown embossed cloth with small gilt design, lettering. Alcott's first book which she wrote at age 16, published 6 years later in an edition of 1,600 copies. Pale yellow end papers, previous owner's signature on front fly leaf. Spine gilt faded. Small chips to spine cloth, wear to spine extremities. None. Bookseller Inventory # 409525

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1869 1st ed Little Women by Louisa: Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott

Published by Boston : Roberts Brothers, 1869. 1st ed (1869)

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Item Description: Boston : Roberts Brothers, 1869. 1st ed, 1869. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 1869 1st ed Little Women by Louisa May Alcott Children CLASSIC Civil War Slavery Complete 2 volume SET / compare@$5,000 Little Women is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888), which was originally published in two volumes in 1868 and 1869. Alcott wrote the books rapidly over several months at the request of her publisher. The novel follows the lives of four sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March—detailing their passage from childhood to womanhood, and is loosely based on the author and her three sisters. We find other examples of this set for sale for $5,000! Main author: Louisa May Alcott Title: Little women : or, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy Published: Boston : Roberts Brothers, 1869. 1st ed Language: English FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure binding; Pages: complete with all 341 + 359 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Illustrations: many illustrations throughout Publisher: Boston : Roberts Brothers, 1869. / 2v, 1st ed; vol 1 is 1st ed 2nd printing, vol2 is 1st ed 1st printing Size: ~6.5in X 4.5in (16.5cm x 11cm) FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Shipping: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Satisfaction Guarantee: Customer satisfaction is our first priority. Notify us within 7 days of receiving your item and we will offer a full refund guarantee without reservation. $999 Photos available upon request. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-19068525331

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JO'S BOYS: ALCOTT,LOUISA MAY

ALCOTT,LOUISA MAY

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Item Description: ALCOTT,LOUISA MAY. JO'S BOYS. Boston: Roberts, 1886 (1886). 12mo, brown cloth, 365p.+ [18]p. of pictorial ads, slight wear to spine ends, one corner bumped and small darkened spot on cover, really a VG+ bright copy. First edition, first state of this classic (sheets measure 1 16th" in bulk). LAID IN IS THE RARE PUBLISHER'S PRINTED SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT OF JO'S BOYS! It measures 3" wide x 4 1/2" and contains Roberts Brothers specifics about the book: published early October, price $1.50 and more. BAL 211. This is a great copy of the book made even more desireable with the rare announcement. Bookseller Inventory # 28186

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Alcott, Louisa May. [Author's First Book].

Published by Boston: George W. Briggs & Co., 1855. (1855)

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Item Description: Boston: George W. Briggs & Co., 1855., 1855. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 182pp. with a frontis and five plates. Small 8vo. Original cloth stamped in blind with gilt. First edition of author's first book. BAL 142. Professionally repaired. Plates partially colored (neatly). Only 1600 copies of this little book were issued. This copy is collated and complete. Bookseller Inventory # 823

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ALCOTT, Louisa May.

Published by Roberts Brothers, Boston (1871)

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Item Description: Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1871. hardcover. Book Condition: fine. First. Ads at front list Pink & White Tyranny as "nearly ready". BAL 167. Frontispiece with tissue guard. 376pp., 12mo, re-bound in dark green morocco ,gilt lettered spines with raised bands. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1871. First American edition.Fine. Bookseller Inventory # 265526

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ALCOTT, LOUISA MAY.

Published by Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1886 (1886)

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Item Description: Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1886, 1886. First Edition, first state. Original cloth; bookplate; contemporary gift in scription; very good plus in a custom morocco slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 20375

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UNDER THE LILACS: ALCOTT,LOUISA MAY

ALCOTT,LOUISA MAY

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Item Description: ALCOTT,LOUISA MAY. UNDER THE LILACS. Boston: Roberts Brothers 1878 (1878). 12mo (4 1/4 x 6 1/2"), dark tan pictorial cloth, [306]p. + 8p. ads, bindling slightly leaning else VG+. First edition, illustrated with 4 black and white plates. This is a nice copy of a hard to find first edition. BAL 188. Bookseller Inventory # 35594

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LITTLE MEN: ALCOTT,LOUISA MAY

ALCOTT,LOUISA MAY

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Item Description: ALCOTT,LOUISA MAY. LITTLE MEN: Life at Penfield with Jo's Boys. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1871 (1871). Small 8vo, (5 x 6 3/4"), green cloth stamped in gold on front cover and spine, brown coated endpapers, some cover rubbing, tip wear, very small worn area on lower outer hinge (not weak), spine extrems slightly frayed else clean and tight, VG. Illustrated with 4 full page black and whites. 1st edition, 1st issue with ad listing "Pink and White Tyranny" as Nearly Ready, signature 1 present with no priority. Peter Parley To Penrod p.36, BAL 167. Bookseller Inventory # 33804

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Alcott, Louisa May

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Item Description: Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1869. Book Condition: Good. 1st. Hardcover. 359 pages plus 8 pages of ads in rear. 3 b&w illustrations. Green cloth stamped in gilt with the title in an oval design. Light ripple to cloth on cover, spine lightly cocked, small hole in spine cloth. "Part Second" on spine and title page. Previous owner's ink inscription on title page. None. Bookseller Inventory # 409520

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ALCOTT,LOUISA MAY

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Item Description: (TUDOR,TASHA)illus. A ROUND DOZEN by Louisa May Alcott. NY: Viking Press (1963). 8vo, cloth, 256p., fine in dust wrapper. 1st edition of this rare Tudor title being a selection of Alcott's short stories made by Anne Thaxter Eaton and illustrated in black & white by Tudor. Bookseller Inventory # 35574

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Alcott, Louisa May

Published by George Routledge & Sons, London (1881)

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Item Description: George Routledge & Sons, London, 1881. First edition. First edition. Chromolithographed specimen covers of "Every Girl's Magazine" and "Every Boy's Magazine," 8 chromolithographed plates by Randolph Caldecott, Walter Crane, Gustave Doré, Kate Greenaway and others, numerous wood engraved text illustrations. Folio(10 5/8 x 8 in.; 270 x 203 mm). The stories have little to do with Christmas, other than the fact that they comprise an entertaining anthology. Alcott's work is particularly imaginative, animating dolls and postal packages of all kinds. Stiff wrappers with chromolithographed pictorial front cover, publisher's advertisements on the rear cover and inside wrappers, one leaf of advertisements at end; backstrip cracked and defective, front wrapper partially detached, loss to upper left corner of front wrapper. Laid into quarter brown morocco and bue cloth folding case Chromolithographed specimen covers of "Every Girl's Magazine" and "Every Boy's Magazine," 8 chromolithographed plates by Randolph Caldecott, Walter Crane, Gustave Doré, Kate Greenaway and others, numerous wood engraved text illustrations. Folio(10 5/8 x 8 in.; 270 x 203 mm). Bookseller Inventory # 100541

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Alcott, Louisa May]

Published by James Blackwood, London (1855)

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Item Description: James Blackwood, London, 1855. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Published in the same year as The Flower Fables this is presumed to be the first edition published in England, and is exceptionally rare. Original red cloth with gilt Illustration of the Frost King circled by the title 'The Frost King or the Power of Kindness' [the title page has Love rather than Kindness], gilt border. Thespine has a rather intricate gilt design incorporating the title. The rear cover has a blind stamped version of the front cover illustration. Slight wear to spine ends with tiny piece of outer layer rubbed off at foot, corners lightly bumped, clean and bright with a tight binding. Internally, yellow end papers a little darkened, there is a tiny light stain in the margin of a few pages towards the end of the book, else clean and sound, all edges gilt. Small octavo [18cm],208pp, frontis, plus 5 full page illustrations. The chapter headings are ; TheFrost-King or the Power of Kindness, Eva's Visit to Fairy Land, Lily Bell and Thistle-Down, Little Bud, Little Sunbeam's Song of Clover-Blossom, Little Annies's Dream, Star Twinkle or the Flower's Lesson on Humility, The May Day Festival, The Voice of the Wind, Ripple the Water Spirit, Fairy Song. Book # 2240b; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 8984

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Alcott, Louisa May

Published by James Redpath, Boston (1863)

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Item Description: James Redpath, Boston, 1863. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st ed. 102p. Original green printed boards, recently rebacked in a somewhat darker shade of green. 17cm. Covers show some scuffing and other wear. Original pale yellow endsheets preserved. Former owner's name in pencil on endpaper. Alcott was able to serve only a few weeks as a nurse on the Union side in the Georgetown section of Washington, D.C. Bookseller Inventory # 85732

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Alcott, Louisa May

Published by Roberts Brothers, Boston (1871)

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Item Description: Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1871. Hard Cover. Book Condition: VG -. No Jacket. First Edition. Hardcover, Green cloth covers, with Gold gilt lettering and title ovals to front cover and spine. Brown endpapers, with correct first edition , first state ad for ' Nearly Ready ' - "Pink and White Tyranny ". Outer covers are worn at tips and spine ends are frayed, spine gutters are worn. Inner hinge at front leaf is starting to loosen.a presentable copy of a book which is approaching 150 years of age. Bookseller Inventory # 000638

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Little Men: Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott

Published by Roberts Brothers (1871)

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Item Description: Roberts Brothers, 1871. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Roberts Brothers, Boston 1871. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Dated 1871 on the title and copyright pages. Pink and White Tyranny ad nearly ready. Cloth boards. Book Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, light spots. Spine lightly rolled, bookplate and name at the endpaper. Light stains at the endpages. Bookseller Inventory # 8480

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ALCOTT,LOUISA MAY

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Item Description: ALCOTT,LOUISA MAY. SPINNING WHEEL STORIES. Boston: Roberts Brothers 1884 (1884). 12mo (4 1/4 x 6 3/4"), tan cloth stamped in black and gold, 276p. + 8p. pictorial ads, 2 previous owner names on fly leaf, edge of 3 pages creased and light shelf wear, VG+. 1st edition. BAL 206. Bookseller Inventory # 35602

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ALCOTT,LOUISA MAY

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Item Description: (TUDOR,TASHA)illus. LITTLE WOMEN by Louisa May Alcott. NY & Cleveland: World Publishing Company (1969). Thick 8vo (6 3/4 x 8 1/2"), cloth, 544p., Fine in very slightly worn dust wrapper. 1st edition with correct code in rear. Illustrated by Tudor with wrap-around color pictorial dust wrapper, 8 color plates, plus a profusion of black and whites. This is a beautiful copy and despite its date, this is one the hardest ot find of Tudor's first editions. Bookseller Inventory # 17775

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Alcott, Louisa May

Published by James Redpath, Boston (1863)

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Item Description: James Redpath, Boston, 1863. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st. Hardcover. 102 pages, embossed brown cloth, pale yellow end papers. Ad for Wendell Phillips book in rear. According to BAL 145, this is the second issue of the first edition with the advertisement at the back of the book showing the fourth edition of Wendell Phillips Speeches. It lists Speeches at $2.50, but the .50 is crossed out with ink and .25 is written next to it. The book is series of six letters Miss Alcott sent to her family while she was working as a nurse at the Union Hospital in Georgetown, D.C. in 1862-63. The letters, in a revised form and under the title "Hospital Sketches", were published in the Commonwealth in 1863 and later in the same year came out in book form. Previous owner's pencil signature on front and rear end papers, otherwise clean internally. Small chip to spine cloth at bottom, spine shows some fading. None. Bookseller Inventory # 409527

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ALCOTT, Louisa May.

Published by Roberts Brothers, Boston (1888)

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Item Description: Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1888. 258 pp. 6 + [2] + 14 pp. ads. 12mo, publisher's red cloth. First edition, first printing. BAL 217 Near fine with some small areas of light insect damage to back board. Bookseller Inventory # 9340

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