LIFE, LETTERS AND JOURNALS

By: ALCOTT, LOUISA MAY; CHENEY, EDNAH D. (editor)PERSON

Price: $250.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very good +


8vo (5” x 7”). pp. 404 + 8 pp. publisher's advts. First printing. Brown publisher's cloth stamped with an arrangement of black decorated rules, a black oak branch entwined in ivy. Spine decorated with rules in red, gold and black, and a gold four-leaf clover on a red and black fillet, corresponding to BAL's binding number 1.

Includes frontis. portrait of Alcott with facsimile inscription as well as two additional illustrations and a facsimile of Miss Alcott's writing and a facsimile of the preface to the new edition of Alcott's Modern Mephistopheles.

A collection of Alcott's letters and journals, along with a brief biography by Cheney published the year following Alcott's death. The first printing with p. 44 ending in "with Goethe".

A very good + copy with faint rubbing to the extremities, faint offsetting to the verso of the half-title, the frontis. faintly ghosted onto the title page and a contemporary gift inscription on the front fly leaf. Scarce. BAL 221.

Title: LIFE, LETTERS AND JOURNALS

Author Name: ALCOTT, LOUISA MAY; CHENEY, EDNAH D. (editor)PERSON

Categories: American Publisher's Bindings-19th C., BIOGRAPHY - AMERICAN, NON-FICTION - LETTERS, PERSONAL CORRESPIONDENCE,

Edition: First

Publisher: Boston, Roberts Brothers: 1889

Binding: cloth

Book Condition: Very good +

Seller ID: 2186

Keywords: louisa may alcott letters biography