Lot 3
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Alcott, Louisa May

Estimate
150 - 250 GBP
Sold
188 GBP
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Description

  • Alcott, Louisa May
  • Little Men. Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1871
  • Paper
small 8vo (167 x 106mm.), FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, FIRST ISSUE (with 4pp. publisher's adverts, including "NEARLY READY | PINK AND WHITE TYRANNY", and signature "1" on first page of text), original green cloth lettered in gilt and ruled in blind, collector's chemise and green morocco-backed box, head and foot of spine very slightly bumped, neat ownership inscription in black ink on first preliminary blank, some leaves roughly trimmed, edges of box worn

Provenance

Katherine de Berkeley Parsons, book label; her sale, Sotheby's New York, 6 October 1976, lot 1 [part of]; Mrs Charles W. Engelhard; her sale, Christie's New York, 27 October 1995, lot 1 [part of]

Catalogue Note

FINE COPY. The American edition of Alcott's sequel to the widely successful Little Women appeared just two weeks after its publication in London.
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