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Little Women; or, Meg, Jo, Bethy, and Amy by  Louisa M. [May] Alcott - Hardcover - Reissue - 1896 - from Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA and Biblio.com

Little Women; or, Meg, Jo, Bethy, and Amy

by Alcott, Louisa M. [May]

Condition: Good/No Jacket


xvi, 586, [4] pp. 8vo. A decoratively bound illustrated edition of Alcott's classic novel, with more than 200 engravings by Frank T. Merrill, and a picture of the Home of the Little Women by Edmund H. Garrett. 1896 reprint. Spine rubbed, boards a bit soiled, hinges weakening. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1896. Reissue. Good/No Jacket. Merrill, Frank T.; Garrett, Edmund H..
  • Bookseller: Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2195428
  • Title: Little Women; or, Meg, Jo, Bethy, and Amy
  • Author: Alcott, Louisa M. [May]
  • Illustrator:Merrill, Frank T.; Garrett, Edmund H.
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Quantity available: 2
  • Edition: Reissue
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1896
  • Keywords: Hardcover :: Literature::American::Transcendental :: Books to Film :: Children::Vintage


Book summary

Little Women (or Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy) is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888). Written and set in the Alcott family home, Orchard House, in Concord, Massachusetts, it was published in two parts in 1868 and 1869. The novel follows the lives of four sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy March—and is loosely based on the author's childhood experiences with her three sisters.

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