Originally serialised in the "Merry's Museum" magazine in the July and August of 1869, "An Old-Fashioned Girl" is a novel by Louisa May Alcott that revolves around Polly Milton, an old-fashioned and outmoded young girl with rural manners. One day, she goes to visit her affluent friend Fanny Shaw in the city and is overwhelmed by people's fashion and strange way of life. A timeless tale of new meets old, "An Old-Fashioned Girl" constitutes a classic of American literature that is not to be missed by fans and collectors of Alcott's wonderful work. Louisa May Alcott (1832 - 1888) was an American short story writer, novelist, and poet most famous for writing the novel "Little Women", as well as its sequels "Little Men" and "Jo's Boys". She grew up in New England and became associated with numerous notable intellectuals of her time, including Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Henry David Thoreau. Other notable works by this author include: "Eight Cousins" (1869) and "A Long Fatal Love Chase" (1875). Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork.