45
45
Carroll, Lewis [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson]
ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. LONDON: MACMILLAN AND CO., 1866
Estimate
30,00050,000
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45
Carroll, Lewis [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson]
ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. LONDON: MACMILLAN AND CO., 1866
Estimate
30,00050,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Carroll, Lewis [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson]
ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. LONDON: MACMILLAN AND CO., 1866
8vo (191 x 126mm.), SECOND (FIRST PUBLISHED) EDITION, wood-engraved illustrations after John Tenniel, original pictorial cloth gilt, dark green endpapers with binder's label on lower fixed endpaper, gilt edges, collector's chemise and morocco-backed slipcase, some occasional creases, contemporary inscription on front free endpaper, upper hinge splitting, head and foot of spine slightly bumped, minor mark to lower corner of upper cover, slight fading to slipcase
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Provenance

The Royal Library, Brighton (booksellers) (book label); Mary Hemenway Field (1903-1957) (bookplate)

Literature

Williams, Madan, Green and Crutch 46

Catalogue Note

A fine copy, including the inverted 'S' in the final line of the Contents listing. This is thought to be a feature of the earliest state of this edition. The ownership inscription is dated 11 August 1866.

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