Cloth binding for Alcott’s ‘Little Women’



Cloth binding gilt

7½ x 5¾ inches

An anonymous cloth binding for an oft-reprinted version of a book first published in 1868–69. Alcott’s novel was reissued in diverse bindings for the popular market on both sides of the Atlantic. [Commentary continues below.]

Scan and text by Simon Cooke [Click on image to enlarge it, and mouse over the text for links.]

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