1869 1st ed Little Women Louisa May Alcott Children Civil War Slavery Famous

ALCOTT, Louisa May

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“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.”

Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

 

Little Women” “has been read as a romance or as a quest, or both. It has been read as a family drama that validates virtue over wealth”, but also “as a means of escaping that life by women who knew its gender constraints only too well”.  (Barbara, “Well Read Lives”).

 

A charming 1869 first edition of the American classic.

 

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1869 1st ed Little Women Louisa May Alcott Children Civil War Slavery Famous

 

“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.”

Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

 

Little Women” “has been read as a romance or as a quest, or both. It has been read as a family drama that validates virtue over wealth”, but also “as a means of escaping that life by women who knew its gender constraints only too well”.  (Barbara, “Well Read Lives”).

 

A charming 1869 first edition of the American classic.

 

Item number: #14279

Price: $950

 

ALCOTT, Louisa May

 

Little women : or, Meg, Joe, Beth, and Amy.

 

Boston: Roberts Bros., 1869-70. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes
    • Part I – iv, 341, [7]
      • 4 engraved plates
    • Part II – iv, 359, [1], [8 ads]
      • 4 engraved plates
    • References: Grolier 100, no. 74; BAL 158, 159;
    • Edition notes:
      • Part I – 1st edition early state, printed in 1869
        • Without ‘part first’ on the spine
      • Part II – Early edition, printed in 1870
        • Eight pages of ads numbered: 10, 14, –, 20, 21, 22, 23, —
      • Language: English
      • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
        • Cloth
      • Size: ~6.75in X 4.5in (17cm x 11.5cm)

 

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Category

Literature

Authors

ALCOTT, Louisa May

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete