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Lewis Carroll
1901 Lewis Carroll ALICE IN WONDERLAND Peter Newell FINE, FINE DJ, FINE BOX !!!
1901. See seller's description. Any item can be returned for any reason just email in advance so I'll know. Shipping is $12.39 in the USA, cost is $57.50 tracked international. Combined shipping is always no extra charge. "Lewis Carroll" [Charles L. Dodgson] [Peter Newell]. ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1901. First Edition, thus. Frontispiece photograph of "Lewis Carroll" and 40 marvelous monotone plates featuring the illustrator's unique take on the Alice characters. Previous owner's 1901 Christmas inscription, tiny bit of offsetting to the title page, foxing to edges, some pages carelessly opened and others unopened. An exceedingly FINE COPY in original publisher's cream-colored paper-covered boards, t. e. g., with gilt titles and stamped vignette of Alice on front board. In an exceedingly FINE ORIGINAL DUST JACKET, virtually faultless. In a complete intact ORIGINAL GIFT BOX (the first example of this gift box we've ever seen). There is a patch of staining at one corner and some nicks and rubs -- otherwise the box is in excellent condition. The best surviving example of this landmark "Alice" known to us and it surely would be a centerpiece for any superb collection of famed Alice illustrators. [Attributes: First Edition; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: casablanca_california (casablanca_rick) [Mill Valley, California, US]
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