Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1871. cloth. [FICTION] [WOMAN AUTHOR]. Cambridge: Press of John Wilson and Son. First American edition, first issue. 16mo; [i-viii], -376pp; purple cloth over board, title and author gilt-stamped in a frame on front and spine; brown endpapers; Sig. mark 1; pp publisher’s ads; fp with tissue guard plus 3 inserted plates; sunning to spine, lightly cocked forward, shelf-soiling on upper edge; very good. BAL 167. Very good. Item #1722
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, Alcott also wrote under the pen name A.M. Barnard. This story follows Jo one of the March girls from the Little Women story, her husband German Professor Friedrich Bhaer, and the students at their school, Plumfield Estate.