Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag 1882 Louisa May Alcott short story collection old bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Literature, Americana, Louisa May Alcott).
Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag. My Girls, etc, by Louisa M. Alcott.
Published 1882, Boston, by Roberts Brothers.
229 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis and half title.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed ruled covers.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, some light surface discoloration or rubbing.
Text block remains overall clean, and displays a pleasing age patina, first 2 ad leaves with light old damp staining.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 6 1/2" H x 4 3/4" W.