LITTLE MEN: Life at Plumfield With Jo's Boys

(Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1871).

THE VERY ELUSIVE FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, and a nice copy of the very successful sequel to LITTLE WOMEN and is the second book in the unofficial LITTLE WOMEN trilogy that ended with JO"S BOYS. The novel reprises characters from LITTLE WOMEN. The novel centers on a diverse and challenging group of students at Plumfield, mostly orphaned boys. Item #32520

First Edition and the First Issue with ads stating Pink and White Tyranny "Nearly Ready". With a frontispiece portrait of Jo's Boys and three additional plates. 8vo, publisher s original bright green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and front cover within a gilt oval frame. [4] ads, [iv], 376 pp.. A well preserved copy of a book rarely found in nice condition, the green cloth is bright and fresh though a little rubbed at the extremities, inner rear hinge with separation starting at join of free-fly and paste-down, the text is clean and fresh with no foxing, the final leaf with a closed tear with no loss.

Price: $550.00