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    Louisa May Alcott. Three Novels, including: Comic Tragedies. Written by "Jo" and "Meg" and Acted by the "Little Women." Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1894. Second edition. Publisher's binding. Very good. [and:] Work: A Story of Experience. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1873. First edition. Publisher's binding. Very good. [and:] Jo's Boys, And How They Turned Out. A Sequel to "Little Men." Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1886. First edition, first state. Publisher's binding. Very good.

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    Three Novels by Louisa May Alcott, Famed Author of Little Women, including: Comic Tragedies. Written by "Jo" and "Meg" and Acted by the "Little Women." Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1894. Second edition. Octavo. 317 pages. [2, publisher's ads prior to the title page]. [2, publisher's ads at the rear]. Frontispiece inserted. Publisher's blue cloth covers with the front cover illustrated and lettered in black. The spine is illustrated and lettered in black and gilt. Endpapers fully illustrated with a tan leaf pattern. Some rubbing to the covers, slightly bumped corners, very minor fraying to the head and foot of the spine, previous owner's inscription on the page following the front free endpaper. Altogether a very good copy. [and:] Work: A Story of Experience. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1873. First edition. Octavo. 443 pages. Twenty-seven illustrations throughout the text. Publisher's blind-stamped red cloth covers with the front cover illustrated in gilt, and the spine lettered in gilt. Brown coated endpapers. Minor rubbing to the covers, some bumping to the corners, very light fraying to the head and foot of the spine, previous owner's inscription on the page prior to the title page. Altogether a very good copy. [and:] Jo's Boys, And How They Turned Out. A Sequel to "Little Men." Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1886. First edition, first state. Octavo. 365 pages. [18, publisher's ads in the rear]. Inserted frontispiece. Publisher's brown cloth covers with the front cover illustrated in black and lettered in gilt. The spine is lettered in black and illustrated in black, red, and gilt. Endpapers fully illustrated with a green leaf pattern. Cover are slightly rubbed, some bumping to the corners and edges, rear hinge is cracking but still attached. Altogether a very good copy. Louisa May Alcott (1832 - 1888) is best known for her beloved novel Little Women of 1868. Although fictional, Alcott's novels are often heavily autobiographical, pulling from her childhood and life experiences for literary inspiration.



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