EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE AND HIGHLY DESIRABLE SIGNED AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION FROM LOUISA MAY ALCOTT’S POEM: “TRANSFIGURATION”
ALCOTT, Louisa May (1832-88). American author, suffragist, reformer and selfless nurse during the Civil War. She achieved fame with Little Women. Exceedingly scarce, Autograph Quotation Signed: “L.M. Alcott.” One page, oblong 12mo. No place, No date. Alcott writes:
“The noble woman! Never more a queen /
Than in the laying down /
of scepter & of crown /
To win a greater kingdom yet unseen
The above quotation is the penultimate stanza of Alcott’s “Transfiguration”. Autograph quotations, from her best known writings rarely appear in the market place. A choice opportunity! Mounted below a vintage cabinet photograph of Alcott, in a old black, wooden frame.