New York: Hurst & Company, . Reprint Edition. Decorated cloth hardcover.
Tan cloth with titles and decorations in two colors with an oval paste-on. 7.5 inches tall; 178 pages with a 12-page publisher's catalogue.
The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear with age and hand soiling on the cloth.
Good / No Dust Jacket. Item #17491
Flower Fables also known as Queen Aster was the first work published by Louisa May Alcott and appeared on December 9, 1854. The book was a compilation of fanciful stories first written six years earlier for Ellen Emerson (daughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson).