Little Women. Illustrated by M.E. Gray (1925)

Author: Louisa M. Alcott

Book ID: 65320

Price: 150.00

Little Women. Illustrated by M .E. Gray. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1925]. First Edition Thus. Pp 307.  Small folio. Pale orange pictorial buckram boards illustrated and printed in red & black, illustrated endpapers; light fading & wear to spine, foxing to preliminary pages, otherwise a very good copy.

Illustrated with 12 tipped-in plates by Millicent Etheldreda Gray

Originally published in two volumes in 1868 and 1869 and based on the author’s own youthful experiences, ‘Little Women’ is one of the best-loved children’s stories of all time. A coming-of-age novel It describes the family life of the four March sisters living in a small New England community, in the North-eastern United States. 

M. E. Gray was born in London and studied at the Cope and Nicol School and at the Royal Academy Schools. As an illustrator she worked in watercolor for expensively produced books with tipped-in color plates.

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