Concord Days

By: Alcott, A. Bronson

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Book Condition: Fine


Original publisher's blue cloth binding with gilt lettering on the front cover and spine. 5" x 7." 276 pages, complete. Library bookplate of the Merriam Public Library in West Brookfield, Massachusetts is tipped in on the front pastedown and has a stamp labeling this book as discarded. There are two more marks from the Merriam Library, a bookplate and an embossed stamp, on a front flyleaf. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Binding is tight. Minuscule wear at the head and tail of spine, edges, and corners. Pages slightly age-toned. A Fine copy. Amos Bronson Alcott (1799-1888) was an American teacher, writer, philosopher, and reformer. He was close friends with Ralph Waldo Emerson and worked closely with other members of the literary community. Alcott became known for his role in the Transcendentalist movement and co-founded the experimental utopian community of Fruitlands. This book contains reprinted diary entries by Alcott and are about Transcendentalists living in Concord, Massachusetts. Referenced in the Bibliography of American Literature (BAL) as no. 114.