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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass


Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass. Carroll, Lewis. Two volumes: Volume One with forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel. Pp. 202 (last colophon), frontispiece plus text illustrations; Volume Two with fifty illustrations by John Tenniel. Pp. xii+230(last blank), frontispiece plus text illustrations; handsomely bound by Riviere & Son in matching full crimson calf, the spines decorated in gilt compartments between 5 raised bands, with gilt lettered contrasting brown & green titling pieces, boards with double gilt rule border, corner decorations and gilt edges, gilt vignettes based on the Tenniel illustrations at centre of upper boards (the White Rabbit on Volume I, and the Red Queen on Volume II); a.e.g.; marbled endpapers, dentelles decorated in gilt; housed in moiré silk lined clamshell box.  edges lightly worn; binder's stamp on verso of upper free endpapers; Macmillan, London, 1931. Miniature edition.


1750 USD