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LEWIS CARROLL
THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS
MACMILLAN COMPANY. Macmillan and Co, London, 1872 First edition, First Printing A remarkably clean first printing hardcover with the original red cloth covered boards, and the original end papers. First Edition, first issue, with misprint ?wade? for ?wabe? on page 21. A very Good hardcover with the original red cloth covered boards with some typical mottling and discoloration (please see images for details). All Edges in full gilt. The book still has the original dark slate blue end papers, with a very small delicate bookplate to the front and the small stamp ?Bound by Burn? is still present to the rear end paper. The original tissue guard is still present. The spine was rebacked with the original cloth lay back down, as such the binding is tight and quite readable. The interior pages are remarkable clean for this title with only a bit of faint faded handling marks. In this book, Alice returns to Wonderland by stepping through a mirror, playing out her journey like a game of chess. A scarce copy in the rare original boards, still retaining both the original dark slate blue papers and the original tissue guard. All pages and illustrations are present and very clean with a tight readable binding. Includes a stunning 50 illustrations by John Tenniel. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our ABE store for other important titles. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books [New Canaan, CT, U.S.A.]
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