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Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out by  Louisa M Alcott - Hardcover - 1887 - from Bluestocking Books and Biblio.com

Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out

by Alcott, Louisa M

Condition: Fair/No Jacket


Boston: Roberts Bro , 1887 Green cloth with gilt lettering. Decorative spine and front board. Dent along top edge of front board. Light soiling, hinges cracked. Fair, decorative end papers. Frontispiece of L.M. Allcott. 365 pages + ads. . Cloth. Fair/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

Jo's Boys and How They Turned Out (Little Women #3) by Louisa May Alcott is the final book in the trilogy that began with Little Women and Little Men . Jo and her husband run a school in Plumfield, and their boys are now grown. Jo watches her sons; Dan, Emil, and Nat, as they experience floods, shipwrecks, and other dramatic adventures. "It is that very struggle with obstacles that does us good... You must paddle your own canoe now, and learn to avoid the rapids and steer straight to the port you want to reach."




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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
Fair
is a worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc....[more]
cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
12mo
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Cloth
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jacket
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