Title FIVE LITTLE PEPPERS and How They Grew
Book Condition Very Good with no dust jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher Boston D. Lothrop and Company (1880)
Seller ID 4831
Green cloth, front cover and spine with elaborate Victorian decorations in gilt, black and orange together with gilt lettering, frontispiece and many additional b&w illustrations, publishers ads at rear. This a copy of the First Issue, with the illustration on page 231 captioned in error: I'm glad mine is red," said Polly. ; 5-1/2" x 7-1/4"; 410,  pp; Covers remain bright but lightly worn at top of spine and corners, worn at bottom of spine with fraying to cloth and with an area of rippling to cloth along right edge of front board. Boards have a tiny bit of play but binding remains solid with no visible cracking, no inscriptions, pages have slight toning along edges and are clean and unmarked.