ALCOTT, Louisa M.
Title: Hospital Sketches and Camp and Fireside Stories.
Publisher:  Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1890,
Seller ID: 82098
ALCOTT, Louisa M. Hospital Sketches and Camp and Fireside Stories. With Illustrations. Boston : Roberts Brothers, 1890. Pp (4),i-ii,-379,(3), frontis + 2 plates. 8vo, brown cloth, maroon decoration and gilt lettering to front board and spine. Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888) was an American novelist, best known for the novel Little Women. She was a nurse in the Union Hospital at Georgetown, D.C., for six weeks in 1862-1863. Her letters home, revised and published in the Commonwealth and collected as Hospital Sketches (1863, republished with additions in 1869), garnered her first critical recognition for her observations and humor. Cocked, wear to spine ends and corners, cloth smudged, else very good. 80.00