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1907 LIMITED 1ST EDITION ALICE WONDERLAND LEWIS CARROL ARTHUR RACKHAM 1/1100
1907. All enquiries: aqualibris@rocketmail.com ......CURIOUSER and curiouser! .......Follow the white rabbit!.................. ..."...But I don't want to go among Mad People"....Alice remarked. ..."Oh you ca'n't help that..." said The Cat: "...We are all mad here. I'm mad. You're Mad."...."...How Do you know I'm mad?"...said Alice. "...You must be...", said The Cat. "....or you would not have come here...." Book: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, First Limited Edition of 1130 copies only, of which 1100 numbered copies were for sale, with further 30 copies only reserved for presentation, famously illustrated by Arthur Rackham, published by Heinemann and Co., London, 1907, festive red morocco with contrasting black spine labels set in compartments within raised dentelles, TEG (Top Edge Gilt) others uncut or rough-cut. The book is profusely illustrated with black-and-white drawings and decorative chapter headings and vignettes, 13 tipped-in full colour plates on brown card plate mounts, each under a captioned tissue guard, the titles in red. Text on watermarked handmade English paper ( please see photos, the paper is watermarked with a crown design ). The illustrations in this book are far superior to those found in the later editions, which are much smaller. This is the only edition with separately printed large chromolithograph plates. Impressive volume, 29cm X 24cm X 3cm. The illustrations are a must see, charming and entertaining, Lewis Carroll's Alice comes to life in these marvellous pictures. Book condition: In excellent condition externally as shown. Text pages on han … [Click Below for Full Description]
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