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Louisa May Alcott: Her Life, Letters and Journals

Alcott (Louisa May).  Edited by Edna D. Cheney  Roberts Brothers, Boston,  1889 First Edition First printing with “with Goethe” at foot of page 44    Extremities very slightly rubbed and lower board speckled, but an extremely nice, tight copy in bright and attractive green boards stamped on spine panel and upper cover with a decorative title in gilt, scarlet and black  BAL 221 Posthumously published, this volume of autobiographical writings is comprised largely of the journal that Alcott (1832-1888) revised at different times during her later life. The editor, Edna Dow Cheney (1824-1904), was a reformer, educator and ardent suffragist who had close ties to the writer’s family, and also wrote Louisa May Alcott: The Children’s Friend (1888), a biography intended for children. 

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