ALCOTT, Louisa May.

A Hole in the Wall.

Illustrated.

Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, [1899] Stock Code: 149584
£375.00
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First separate edition, originally published in Lulu's Library (1886), of the first of 11 illustrated Alcott stories for girls published by Little Brown between 1899 and 1904, over a decade after the author's death.

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Description

Octavo. Original bright yellow cloth, spine lettered in black, titles in gilt to front board with pictorial design in black and green. With dust jacket.

Illustrations

Monochrome frontispiece and similar plates, 2 pp. of publisher's advertisements at end.

Condition

Very slight wear to head of spine, faint soiling to foot of spine and upper right corner of front board, the binding otherwise remarkably bright and sound, internally fresh and unmarked. A superb copy in unrestored jacket, wear with some loss to corners affecting last 3 letters of the author's name on spine, joints and rear fold partially split.

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