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Flower Fables

Alcott, Louis May

Published by George W. Briggs & Co, Boston, 1855
From Alcuin Books, ABAA (Scottsdale, AZ, U.S.A.)

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Small Octavo. Alcott's first book which she had written at age 16. Only 1600 copies were published. Frontispiece and 5 other inserted plates, 182pp., bound in the brown "T" cloth pictorially stamped in gilt, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, pale yellow endpapers. Text and plates are remarkably clean and fresh without foxing or toning, presentation." Presented to Kendrick Fowl(?) Jan. 1, 1856". Most likey a gift to a student but not by Alcott. Boards have faded to a pale purple, spine sunned, air pocket to a small area of cloth of upper board, small area with a damp stain to rear board at spine but no penetration to leaves. A very good copy with surprisingly clean pages and plates.[see BAL 142]. Bookseller Inventory # 017130

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Title: Flower Fables

Publisher: George W. Briggs & Co, Boston

Publication Date: 1855

Edition: First Edition.

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