Aldrich The Story of a Bad Boy
Boston, 1870

BAL 269, two copies. A: ordinary paper, state 1, plum cloth. Aldrich has corrected the typographical errors on pp. 14 and 197, substituted "occurred" for "transpired" on p. 233, and inscribed the title: "A very humble little book for Mr. Lowell." ... B: large paper, state 1, 18.5 x 12 cm. ...
This story, Aldrich's classic reminiscence of childhood, fictionalized, ia a turning point in American juvenile literature.

TBA 19

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