Little women, or, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. By Louisa May Alcott, with illustrations by May Alcott. Comprised of the adventures of four sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy as they grow into young womanhood in mid-nineteenth century New England. Written and set in the Alcott family home, Orchard House, in Concord, Massachusetts. The novel follows the lives of four sisters-Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March-and is loosely based on the author's childhood experiences with her three sisters. Reproduction of 1868 First Edition.