CONTEST CLOSED: WINNER AT 12:00


Up for grabs today are six matched volumes from the works of Louisa May Alcott. These six were published by Nelson Doubleday in the mid-1960s and feature black and white illustrations. See the titles in the second photo.
You know what to do, comment in this post to enter. I will announce the winner on Monday around noon.


80 comments:

  1. Lovely! Please count me in. You rock!

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  2. That is completely amazing! (And I love this blog!)

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  3. Should I feel guilty for lusting after more books?

    I will promote your generosity so you can share the wealth.

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  4. My fingers are cross for hardbound books to make a big comeback. Thank you for this wonderful blog.

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  5. Alcott collection very pretty in green. I'm in.

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  6. Sorry. Make that "crossed" ... my fingers are only angry about the death of print.

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  7. timeless...classics...paradigms for any Ophelias out there..[14 year old girls who think they need boyfriends to exist]
    M. Ivey in VA

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  8. What a nice set of books. I'd clear a space in my bookcase for these, for sure! If I did this right now would I increase the likelihood (nice word!) of winning? I'm a newbie to your site and I love it. Thanks!

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  9. Wow! Amazing! And I had to comment even though I probably won't be the winner, since I'm an international. :(

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  10. I still have my first copy of Little Women, and I am an old woman now. I would love to win such a lovely collection of her works.

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  11. I love Louisa May Alcott!!!
    She is the first author I pursued all her works to read, and I was TEN!
    I still consider her my favorite!
    Please enter me, marieburton2004 at yahoo dot com

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  12. The first time I read Little Women was the week I missed school because of chicken pox. That was such an itchy good week! Louisa May Alcott's books were also my escape the summer after fifth grade, and I still love them.

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  13. A very lovely set of lovely stories. I'd love to win.

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  14. ooh ooh ooh! I'd love reread LMA. Haven't read her in eons and it's a lovely set.

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  15. Lovely ascetics. I'd love to win.

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  16. Awesome! Count me in!

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  17. Beautiful set of books - please count me in. I've been reading for a few weeks and love this blog!

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  18. Oh, these would be so lovely to have!

    nerdgoddess.etsy@gmail.com

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  19. OK, add me to the list. I've never read Alcott (which is almost unbelievable!) but I am willing to start!

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  20. awesome! would love to win some nice books.

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  21. I'm in, too!

    I only recently found your site, and I've been pushing it on all my fellow used-bookstore workers, owners and alums. Love it!!

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  22. Oh! What a lovely set. Crossing my fingers!

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  23. This is fantastic. Please enter me.

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  24. oh please please please! she is probably my favorite author :)

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  25. Yes yes yes to an Alcott set!

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  26. This would make a wonderful gift for my s/o's daughter.

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  27. Those would be so cool to have. I'd love them.

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  28. Those do look like a nice set!

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  29. Oh, I hope I win! My favorite find was a book report my uncle wrote 30 years earlier on "Ben Hur"... I thought it was a great treasure. The rest of the family thought I was silly!!!!

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  30. woohoooooo count me in for the win... LOL... Granddaughter would simply go nuts! She is a reading fiend! haha Good luck everyone.

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  31. Wow, how neat!
    KawaiiNeko2008 at aol dot com

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  32. New here, (introduced through etsy) and don't know if I can win from Canada but if so count me in. Named after Amy in Little Women; she was my Mom's favorite.

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  33. I would love to be entered in this giveaway! What a lovely set!

    New to the blog. Love it!

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  34. oh my gosh, that is so amazing

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  35. Oh, I would love these. What a wonderful gesture. Wish I lived near your store. Thanks!

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  36. Oh my.
    ^__^
    I love Louisa May Alcott.
    Count me in please.

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  37. oh how lovely!!

    lauren
    lauren51990 AT aol DOT com

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  38. Perfect set even though my personal fave, An Old Fashioned Girl, doesn't seem to be included.........

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  39. Little Women, walking down the street
    Little Women, the kind I like to meet
    Pretty Women
    I don't believe you, you're not the truth
    No one could look as good as you
    Mercy!

    Little Women, won't you pardon me
    Little Women, I couldn't help see
    Pretty Women
    That you look lovely as can be
    Are you lonely just like me
    Wow!

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  40. This is a good looking set. Count me in!

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  41. Oh, mgoodness. I could be a hero at my house if I win this.

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  42. Excellent set - good condition too.

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  43. Oh, what a beautiful set - the color is to die for! I would love to win it! Thank you for the giveaway!

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  44. I would love to get these books.

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  45. Excellent! "Little Women" is on my top ten favorites list. Found you via Metafilter and love the blog! - katrina (katrina dot faust at gmail)

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  46. I love your blog, and I want those books. Wishing, and hoping, and praying...

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  47. Oh my gosh! Amazing! I'd love to win these :)

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  48. I had this set given to me by "Santa Claus" when I was a little girl!! I loved them over the years!!

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  49. So beautiful! Would definitely look great on my bookshelf. :)

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  50. I have a friend that these would be PERFECT for. She loves the books and would cherish these! Count me in, please!

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  51. Sadly - I haven't read them all - this would be a great chance!

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  52. Awesome giveaway! count me in

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  53. This is great! Please enter me in the contest.

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  55. Awesome blog! Thanks

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  56. I love this! They are totally great!

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  57. Yes please! What a lovely set! We don't really buy sets at the shop where I work, so I rarely get to see things like this (to lust after).

    Thank you for keeping this blog!

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  58. I have a copy of my Grandma' Little Women that she got for Christmas as a young girl in 1949! It is one of my most treasured books.

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  59. Oh, how neat! My first visit to your site. I'd love the books for my daughter and I to read together, but even if they don't, your site is quite an eye-catcher. I'll be reading just to see such wonderful interaction with your readers, who all appear to fall under the older definition of that word, as well. :)

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  60. Oh gosh this giveaway is mind blowing. *crosses fingers*

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  61. Oh I fear I will be too late to enter! But if not... here's hoping!

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  62. Phooey. I bet I'm too late... congratulations to the lucky winner!

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  63. I have this same set!! The edges of the pages are raw - the books feel like they have real history. One day they will belong to one of my daughters..

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