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Lewis Carroll
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll with Forty-Two Illustrations by John Tenniel [Twenty-Fourth Thousand]
London: Macmillan and Co., 1870, Twenty-fourth thousand. John Tenniel (illustrator). Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. Twenty Fourth Thousand. A twenty fourth thousand edition of Alice in Wonderland in very good condition. Illustrated with forty two illustrations by John Tenniel. The printed title on the half title page is embellished with a contemporary illustration of a wreath. Clean end papers. Tissue guard protecting frontispiece illustration is intact. Advertisements at the rear of the book. Approximately 7 ½ inches tall. Condition Report Externally Spine – good condition – gilt titles on black label, 5 raised bands dividing 6 compartments, 4 of which have gilt ‘playing card’ and Mad Hatter’ decoration, gilt author and date. Joints – good condition. Corners – good condition. Boards – good condition – maroon leather boards. Page edges – good condition – all gilt. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – good condition – sound. Paste downs – good condition – marbled. End papers – good condition – marbled. Title – good condition. Pages – good condition – b/w tissue guarded frontispiece which has a small hole in the bottom corner, 42 illustration by John Tenniel, very lightly tanned with the odd foxing mark, one page of advertisement at the rear of the book which is tanned and foxed. Binding – good condition – sound, clean copy of this popular book. See photos [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Louis88Books [Andover, United Kingdom]
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