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Transcendental Wild Oats by  Louisa May Alcott - Paperback - First Thus  - 1970 - from Gargoyle Books and

Transcendental Wild Oats

by Alcott, Louisa May

Condition: Very Good

Concord, Massachusetts: Thoreau Lyceum, 1970. First Thus . Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Lovely small press edition in decorative wrappers, a FIRST PRINTING of this format. It is "a chapter from an unwritten romance,'' by Alcott, originally published in 1873 as a satire about her family's involvement in the Transcendentalist community, Fruitlands. Printed here in an unpaginated, softcover, stapled pamphlet with beige wrappers & pen-and-ink illustration on cover. No date specified, but owner's name & date on title page in pen (1973), so cannot be the later 1974 edition, but the FIRST EDITION (1970) by this publisher (First Thus), the Thoreau Lyceum of Concord, MA. Very clean & tight; NO writing or underlining or highlighting. Mild soiling & extremely mild edgewear to both covers. Please see our photos! Description & photos copyright Gargoyle Books 2018. Same Day Shipping on all orders received weekdays by 2 pm (Pacific time); weekends & holidays ship next business day.


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