Louisa M. Alcott.
Title Marjorie's Three Gifts
Book Condition Collectible: Good
Jacket Condition Missing
Edition First Edition
Publisher Little Brown 1899-01-01
Seller ID c16-1-231
7.5 x 5 x 0.3 inches, with 41 pages + three full-page illustrations in black-and-white. Book cover is in good condition with Edge wear, light soiling, bumped corners. Gift inscription on endpaper. Front hinge cracked. Plate between page 38 and 39 is loose. Some fingerprints but overall clean and binding is tight.Marjorie sat on the door-step, shelling peas, quite unconscious what a pretty picture she made, with the roses peeping at her through the lattice work of the porch, the wind playing hide-and-seek in her curly hair, while the sunshine with its silent magic changed her faded gingham to a golden gown, and shimmered on the bright tin pan as if it were a silver shield. Old Rover lay at her feet, the white kitten purred on her shoulder, and friendly robins hopped about her in the grass, chirping "A happy birthday, Marjorie!"