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ALICE`S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. With the original illustrations by John Tenniel.
Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society, for the Riccardi Press, London. 1914. LIMITED EDITION. Large 8vo.(9.3 x 6.6 inches). One of 1000 hand-numbered copies printed in the Riccardi Fount on handmade Riccardi Paper. Fine clean copy in a late twentieth century leather binding of Full dark green morocco with five raised bands, and gilt rules and lettering to the spine. Boards with gilt ruled lines meeting in a decorative gilt lattice design. Title in gilt to the centre of the front board. Inner boards with double ruled border to the turn-ins. Grey plain hand made paper endpapers. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A fine and attractive late twentieth century hand tooled leather binding. A bright and clean copy of this lovely edition, beautifully printed on fine quality hand made paper and in a decorative leather binding. ----- This edition was published by arrangement with Macmillan and Company using Carroll's revised text of 1896. The wonderful Tenniel illustrations are printed from fresh electros taken from the original wood-blocks, with four being slightly enlarged from the original block designs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member. [London, United Kingdom]
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