Mink Curtiss; or, Life in the Backwoods.
Alcott, Louisa May, and others.
New York: James Miller Publisher, circa 1880. Later printing. Good small octavo hardcover in green binding with black lettering and ivy decorations on the spine and front panel. Wear and rubbing along the edges with bumping to the head and heel of the spine and on the corners of the panels with a few minor tears and holes in the binding on the edges also. Some scuffing to the covers and light browning along the spine. Front endpapers have some pencil writing on them and few stains. Pages are loose on the lower third in the section of stories entitled "The Loggers." Page edges are browned. A collection of tales about frontier life, the outdoors, and animals including the tale of Mink Curtiss (Life in the Backwoods), Under the Ice (or the Lost Ibex Hunter), Will's Wonder-Book, Jimmy Jumper, The Loggers (or Six Months in the Forests of Maine), and Famous Dogs. Also a number of black and white illustrations throughout the book. (Item ID: 14492)