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Eight Cousins Or The Aunt-Hill by  Louisa May Alcott - Hardcover - Reprint Edition  - 1931 - from BOOX and Biblio.co.uk

Eight Cousins Or The Aunt-Hill

by Alcott, Louisa May

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


Philadelphia/Toronto: The John C. Winston Company, 1931. Reprint Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Clara M. Burd. Very good blue hardcover. Brown Illustrated endpapers. Brilliant Color plate frontispiece and 3 color plate illustrations, several black & white illustrations. Some edge wear, clean interior, no jacket. (1931), 8vo, [6], vii-ix, [1], 1-245pp. [1], "Eight Cousins, or The Aunt-Hill" was published in 1875 by American novelist Louisa May Alcott. It is the story of Rose Campbell, a lonely and sickly girl who has been recently orphaned and must now reside with her maiden aunts, the matriarchs of her wealthy Boston family. When Rose's guardian, Uncle Alec, returns from abroad, he takes over her care. Through his unorthodox theories about child-rearing, she becomes happier and healthier while finding her place in her family of seven boy cousins and numerous aunts and uncles. She also makes friends with Phebe, her aunts' young housemaid, whose cheerful attitude in the face of poverty helps Rose to understand and value her own good fortune." Wikipedia


  • Bookseller: BOOX CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 029887
  • Title: Eight Cousins Or The Aunt-Hill
  • Author: Alcott, Louisa May
  • Illustrator: Clara M. Burd
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Reprint Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The John C. Winston Company
  • Place: Philadelphia/Toronto
  • Date published: 1931
  • Pages: 245
  • Keywords: Juvenile Fiction rose campbell boston uncle alec
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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