Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1893. First Edition. Cloth. [FICTION]. University Press: John Wilson and Son, Cambridge, U.S.A. First edition. 16mo; pp publisher’s ads before the fp, [1-7]8-317 pp + pp publisher’s ads; brown cloth over board with gilt and black title stamped on cover and spine; white endpapers printed in olive with an all-over leafy pattern; publisher’s advertisements at front and back; frontispiece and one plate inserted; light wear to head and tail of spine, abrasion to front pastedown; near fine. BAL 224. Not common in the marketplace. Near fine. Item #1475
One of the sequels to Little Women written by American novelist, Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888). Motivated to write at an early age to assist with family financial support, she also wrote under the pen-name A.M. Barnard. Published posthumously, Comic Tragedies records some of the plays that the March girls of Little Women liked to invent and perform.