New York London Toronto Sydney Auckland: Doubleday, 1997. First New York Public Library Collector's Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. 12mo, frontispiece of LMA after a photograph ca.1850s, illustrated with pictures of Louisa, family, friends, & manuscripts, striped blue and gray-blue endpapers, 369 pages. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #3599
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Louisa May Alcott (1832 – 1888) was an American novelist and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women (1868) and its sequels Little Men (1871) and Jo's Boys (1886). Raised by her transcendentalist parents, Abigail May and Amos Bronson Alcott in New England, she also grew up among many of the well-known intellectuals of the day such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry David Thoreau and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.--Wik
An intimate anthology of letters, poems, stories, and other personal and literary writing by Louisa May Alcott, an often surprising portrait emerges of this pioneering writer. The author and her world are brought vividly to life with rare photographs, manuscripts, and letters from The New York Public Library's extensive collections.