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JACK and JILL A Village Story By LOUISA MAY ALCOTT - 1ST EDITION ,1880 - Here's a Highly Sought After and Collectible First Edition of Louisa May Alcott's Jack and Jill. Not a Title You See Often and Would Make a Great Addition to Any Collection

by LOUISA MAY (M. ) ALCOTT, with Illustrations, Brief Christmas Inscription on Front Flyleaf Former Owner. B/W Frontispiece with Tissue Guard of Harmony Village Clear the Lulla Was the General Cry Light FOX, Decorated B/W Floral Endpapers

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Roberts Brothers; Boston, 1880. .As you probably know this book is hard to find, HARDBACK NODUSTJACKET ISSUED, 1880, 1ST Edition, 1st Printing,Same date of 1880 on title page and copyright page with no additional printings shown. Otherwise GOOD/GOOD- Condition Hardcover BOOK, NOJACKET , AS-IS, 325 pgs + ads THRU Rose in Bloom, Blue & Black Illustrated Cloth cover with Bright Gilt Lettering & Decor, Book Measures Approx. 5" x 6 3/4", GOOD or better condition overall. Some edgewear, heavier on corners and top and bottom of spine , & Along Spine Edge Tears tiny Chips Wear. Little chipping to the spine covering at top and bottom with some edge rips in spine covering at top, bottom and middle edge. Some light surface rubbing. Some light cover soiling . Slight cracking to front top edge hinge. Book cracks open some at pages 124/125 , but is all tight and intact. No loose or missing pages. A few pages with some minor foxing spots. One page with a couple heavier spots . Pages are all intact and tight. Slight Lean to Book, Spine end Tiny Tears Wear, gilt lettering and decorative branch and leaves on the spine .. First Edition. Hard Cover.

Book Details

  • Bookseller: BLUFF PARK RARE BOOKS US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 24364
  • Title: JACK and JILL A Village Story By LOUISA MAY ALCOTT - 1ST EDITION ,1880 - Here's a Highly Sought After and Collectible First Edition of Louisa May Alcott's Jack and Jill. Not a Title You See Often and Would Make a Great Addition to Any Collection
  • Author: LOUISA MAY (M. ) ALCOTT, with Illustrations, Brief Christmas Inscription on Front Flyleaf Former Owner. B/W Frontispiece with Tissue Guard of Harmony Village Clear the Lulla Was the General Cry Light FOX, Decorated B/W Floral Endpapers
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Roberts Brothers; Boston
  • Date published: 1880
  • Keywords: By LOUISA MAY (M. ) ALCOTT Literature

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