Louisa May Alcott Manuscripts Go to Concord Free Public Library in Private Sale

Schinto, Jeanne
January 2017
Maine Antique Digest;Jan2017, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p30-B
The article discusses an auction of several hundred pages of original working manuscripts by 19th-century American author Louisa May Alcott, which were auctioned by Marsha Malinowski Fine Books & Manuscripts of New York City, and sold to Concord Free Public Library in Concord, Massachusetts.


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