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A MODERN CINDERELLA: Or The Little Old Shoe. Illustrations from original drawings by Winifield S. Lukens

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A MODERN CINDERELLA: Or The Little Old Shoe. Illustrations from original drawings by Winifield S. Lukens

by Alcott, Louisa May

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Altemus, Philadelphia:, 1904 pp. 91 +Plus 7 plates of illustrations including color frontis. 8vo. 190mm. Original publisher's full light blue cloth pictorial binding Lettered in gilt and decorated with a color illustration and gilt frame. Illustration depicts Cinderella ironing at a table. Spine Lettered in bright gilt. Cover slightly soiled. Spine faded, and gilt rubbed. Illustrated end papers. Section of text loose from binding. Corners scuffed. Contents clean. Hardbound. Good. Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) was an American novelist and poet best known as the author of the novel 'Little Women' and its sequels 'Little Men' and 'Jo's Boys.' Raised by her transcendentalist parents, Abigail May and Amos Bronson Alcott in New England, she also grew up among many of the well-known intellectuals of the day such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry David Thoreau and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. NW61. Hardcover. Very Good.

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From the book:Among green New England hills stood an ancient house, many-gabled, mossy-roofed, and quaintly built, but picturesque and pleasant to the eye; for a brook ran babbling through the orchard that encompassed it about, a garden-plat stretched upward to the whispering birches on the slope, and patriarchal elms stood sentinel upon the lawn, as they had stood almost a century ago, when the Revoiution rolled that way and found them young.One summer morning, when the air was full of country sounds, of mowers in the meadow, black-birds by the brook, and the low of kine upon the hill-side, the old house wore its cheeriest aspect, and a certain humble history began.

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THE FAMILY ALBUM, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
175BIND2
Title
A MODERN CINDERELLA: Or The Little Old Shoe. Illustrations from original drawings by Winifield S. Lukens
Author
Alcott, Louisa May
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Altemus, Philadelphia:
Date published
1904
Keywords
PUBLISHERS BINDINGS FICTION ALCOTT LUKENS ILLUSTRATED 1904.
Bookseller catalogs
ILLUSTRATED; BINDINGS;

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Ron Lieberman, has been an antiquarian bookseller, rare book appraiser, and library consultant for Fifty years. His firm, The Family Album, has issued a series of exceptional catalogs and bibliographic references in a variety of fields, including: Incunabula; Pennsylvania-Americana; German-Americana; Fine Book Bindings; Early Photographica; Printing History & Typography; Classics from the Great Scholar / Printers; Etc. He was the instructor for a series of valuable workshops and courses in the history, taste, and technique of book collecting. He frequently lectures before professional groups of librarians and archivists on: the book trade; collection and building security; disaster preparedness; appraisals; and preservation, conservation, and binding. He has also often appeared on radio and television popularizing the pleasant hobby of antique book collecting. His expert opinion on the book collecting market; values of archives and manuscripts; collection preservation & security; historic photographs; and the value of rare books has been sought by sources as diverse as: the Historical & Museum Commission of PA; the PA State Library; the Library of Congress; the Smithsonian Institution; the FBI; American Bible Society; Money Magazine; Kipplinger Magazine; Conservation Centers; Warman\\\'s Antique Price Guides; U.S.A. Today; as well as Universities, Colleges, and Historical Societies throughout the United States. As one of the organizers of the World Library Fund, Mr. Lieberman provides professional analyses of library collections, and helps plan library development for public and private institutions in the United States and abroad. He was a Member of the Board of Governors of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (A.B.A.A.), and Chairman of the A.B.A.A. Security Committee. He was a long-time regular member of the Security Committee of the Rare Book and Manuscript Section (RBMS) of the American Library Association (ALA); and was the Past President of the Middle Atlantic Chapter, A.B.A.A. Mr. Lieberman was also, for many years, a consulting editor and contributor to the Haworth Press journal: \\\"College & Undergraduate Libraries.\\\" He is also a member of the: International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) // American Library Association (ALA); + ACRL/RBMS [For 25 Continuous Years] // PA Library Association (PLA) // Bibliographical Society of America // Middle Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) // Society for the History of Authorship, Readership, and Publishing (SHARP) // Library Company of Philadelphia // Philobiblon Club // Etc. Etc.

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