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EIGHT COUSINS

by ALCOTT, LOUISA MAY

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ALCOTT,LOUISA MAY. EIGHT COUSINS. Boston: Roberts Brothers 1875 (1874), 12mo (4 3.4 x 6 3.4"), green cloth, 291p. + 4p. ads, light fraying to spine ends, very slight lean, VG+. 1st edition, 2nd printing with text extended by 1 page and ads decreased by 1 leaf. Illustrated in black and white. Very scarce first edition. BAL 177.2

Cousins, or The Aunt-Hill was published in 1875 by American novelist Louisa May Alcott. It is the story of Rose Campbell, a lonely and sickly girl who has been recently orphaned and must now reside with her maiden aunts, the matriarchs of her wealthy Boston family. When Rose's guardian, Uncle Alec, returns from abroad, he takes over her care.




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