Silver Pitchers, and Independence: A Centennial Love Story, by Louisa May Alcott
1890 Early reprint published by Roberts Brothers, Boston. (Originally published in 1876).
In terra cotta cloth with black inlay and gold and silver gilt, this book is in Good/Very Good condition with rbight cloth and gilt.
A few spots of running noticeable on bottom of the spine, and bottom front corner of cover. One stain noticed on back of cover (as a though a cup was put down on it at some point).
Binding is good, with some cosmetic crackin in places and exposing of hinges. Pages are bright, crisp and clean.
A beautiful copy for any Alcott fan.
A collection of short love stories by Louisa May Alcott. Includes "Silver Pitchers," the story of thee popular girls who take a stand against drinking by forming a temperance club; "Anna's Whim,"a love story; "Transcendental Wild Oats," the satire of her father's utopian experiment; "The Romance of a Summer's Day," the romance of a young lady seeking independence; " My Rococco Watch," an account of desire gone humorously wrong; "By The River: A Legend of the Assabet," a charming and fatalistic tale of a young poet; "Letty's Tramp," another charming tale of friendship and love; "Scarlet Stockings," a Civil War romance; and "Independence: A Centennial Love Story," which is precisely what the title suggest. Alcott wrote the stories in 1875, the Centennial year of American Revolution's beginning, and have a strong theme of independence within romantic love.