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2 volumes in 1. Hardback, approx 7.5 x 5 inches. In full red morocco fine leather binding, decorative gilt paneled boards, raised and gilt banding to spine with gilt lettering and decorations, All page edges gilt, marbled endpapers, and gilt inner dentelles. In very good condition. Some rubbing to extremities; corners bumped and slightly chipped, spine darkened and heavily rubbed. Professional repairs to spine, with spine relaid. Neat inscriptions to rear of frontis “Sophia Jane Davey, from Uncle Horatio, Christmas 1869.” Inscribed again on “Looking Glass” and dated 1871, and again on foremost endpaper, 1874 (possibly when bound together.) Some minor darkening to endpapers. A couple of faint handling marks else pages all very clean, bright and tight throughout. Else an excellent early 1st edition. 192 & 224pp. With 92 B&W illustrations by John Tenniel. Wade issue point “Looking Glass” pg.21: ‘Wade’ misprint instead of “Wabe.” Corrected in 2nd edition.
Title: Alice's Adventures In Wonderland, AND, Through The Looking Glass. Two Volumes Bound in One. With Illustrations by John Tenniel.
Categories: Illustrated Books,
Publisher: Macmillan & Co. 1869 (18th. thous.) & 1872 1st:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 82957
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