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Lewis CARROLL
Alice in Wonderland; Alice Through the Looking Glass.
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1938 & 1935. Miniature Editions . 2 volumes, small octavo, approximately six inches tall - termed (by Macmillan) the "Miniature Edition". Finely bound in green polished calf, red morocco labels, gilt lined compartments separated by raised bands, twin rule to boards, dentelles gilt lined, decorative endpapers, gilt edges. Unsigned by the binder, but extremely good quality work. Spines faded, ever so slightly rubbed at tips, excellent copies. With black and white illustrations by John Tenniel. A handsomely bound pair of the miniature editions which were first published in this format in 1907. Relatively scarce and even more so bound in leather. Approximately 6 inches tall. Condition Report Externally Spine good condition slight fading, gilt titles and author to red and brown labels, 5 raised gilt bands dividing 6 gilt decorated compartments. Joints good condition sound. Corners good condition. Boards good condition green calf boards with a double gilt fillet to the upper and lower boards and gilt detailing to the edges, some rubbing and marks. Page edges good condition all gilt. See above and photos. Internally Hinges good condition sound. Paste downs good condition marbled, with leather and gilt turn-ins. End papers good condition marbled. Title good condition clean. Pages good condition clean, illustrated throughout. Binding good condition beautiful binding. See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1938, 1935 Binding: Hardback [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Louis88Books [Andover, United Kingdom]
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