1922 Rare Book - LITTLE WOMEN by Louisa May Alcott illustrated in color by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Regular price $135 USD
Title: LITTLE WOMEN or Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. With illustrations in color by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company, 1922.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 9 " X 6.5 ".
Pages: viii-397 pages + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Attractive and very good illustrated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown, spine gilt faded - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the wonderful eight full-page color illustrations by Jessie Willcox Smith.
The book: An enchanting edition of Louisa May Alcott's beloved classic, LITTLE WOMEN, complete with alluring color illustrations by Jessie Willcox Smith. The book recounts the lives of the four March sisters – Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy – as they navigate the journey from childhood to womanhood. This edition's charm is further elevated by its beautiful illustrated binding and the inclusion of the captivating full-page color illustrations, making it a coveted piece for collectors and admirers of Alcott's work.
The author: Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888) was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet best known for her novel "Little Women" and its sequels "Little Men" and "Jo's Boys". Alcott's writing is known for its realism, humor, and depiction of strong female characters, and her work introduced new dimensions to literature dedicated to young readers.
The illustrator: Jessie Willcox Smith (1863–1935) was one of the United States' most prominent female illustrators during the Golden Age of American illustration. She was a prolific contributor to esteemed books and magazines during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Smith's delicate and empathetic style, as showcased in this edition of LITTLE WOMEN, significantly contributed to elevating the aesthetic and appeal of children's literature.
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