Lot 2
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Alcott, Louisa May

400 - 600 GBP
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  • Alcott, Louisa May
  • Flower Fables. Boston: George W. Briggs & Co., 1855
  • Paper
small 8vo (177 x 109mm.), FIRST EDITION, frontispiece and 5 plates, original purple cloth gilt, collector's red cloth box, some leaves roughly trimmed, spine faded, corners very slightly bumped


Mildred Greenhill, bookplate; H. Bradley Martin, bookplate; his sale, Sotheby's New York, 31 January 1990, lot 2285

Catalogue Note

ONE OF ONLY 1,600 PRINTED, and written when Alcott was just 16 to amuse her childhood friend Ellen Emerson, daughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson.