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Alices Adventures in Wonderland Twelve - CARROLL, Lewis - 1969. 
New York Maecenas Press - Random House 1969 - First Deluxe Edition [DALI, Salvador]. CARROLL, Lewis. Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Twelve Illustrations with Original Woodcuts and an Original Etching by Salvador Dali. New York: Maecenas Press - Random House, 1969. First Deluxe edition. One of 200 portfolios, numbered I to CC [this being number II], printed on Rives paper. Each portfolio is signed on the frontispiece by the artist. Each portfolio contains 12 illustrations with an original remarque. One original colored etching signed in pencil by Dali is opposite the frontispiece. A double suite, printed on Japon Nacre, of the 12 illustrations with the original remarque and the original colored etching is included in a separate portfolio for this Deluxe Edition. Large folio (16 15/16 x 11 7/16 inches; 430 x 290 mm.). [4, blank], 150, , [1, blank], [1, colophon], [1, blank], [1, printers imprint], [3, blank] pp. Title printed in orange and black and signed by the artist. Color frontispiece etching plus twelve color plates (all included in pagination). In seventeen unbound, unstitched gatherings, the extra suite of plates in thirteen unbound folio sheets (including the original colored etching). Also, includes publisher's original prospectus and the original printed envelope it was issued in. Housed in the publishers two black cloth chemises with the artists signature stamped in gilt on front panels. These, in turn, are housed in the publishers full orange leather folding case [lacking one of the original leather straps and clasp, other is laid in]. About fine copy in the publisher's original orange morocco folding case, with some splitting along spine and some bumping and rubbing to corners and a with a sliver missing on rear of folding case. Overall, an excellent copy of a wonderful production of the deluxe edition. Lovett and Lovett 383. HBS 67726. $18,500 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
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