"Eight Cousins" by Louisa May Alcott. Published by Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1890.
Bound in decorative dark brown cloth boards. Spine has reverse-gilt lettering, gilt and black bands, a gilt four-leaf clover surrounded by decorative etched black designs, and a black floral motif on a gilt background. Similar decorations are repeated on the front cover, in black.
Cover is edgeworn; spot on spine; pages are browned; owner's name on front endpaper. Black-and-white illustrations throughout. 291 pages; approx 5"x7".