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Lewis Carroll
FIRST UK 1867 (EIGHTH THOUSAND) PRINTING PUBLISHED BY MACMILLAN, IN THE VERY SCARCE ORIGINAL BOARDS, WITH ORIGINAL END PAPERS AND THE ORIGINAL TISSUE GUARD. STUNNING ILLUSTRATIONS BY JOHN TENNIEL. ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND FIRST UK 1867 PRINTING (EIGHTH THOUSAND) BY LEWIS CARROLL ILLUSTRATED WITH 42 STUNNING ILLUSTRATIONS BY JOHN TENNIEL PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR EBAY STORE WHICH IS NEATLY ORGANIZED FOR A GREAT BROWSING EXPERIENCE! Macmillan and Co, London, 1867 First UK edition, 1867 (Eighth Thousand) Printing A Very Good hardcover copy, with the original red cloth covered boards with the original tissue guard and original end papers present. A very very early, (probable third printing), Very Good hardcover with the original red cloth covered boards with some discoloration to the cloth and two small cloth bubbles. All Edges in full gilt. The book still maintains the original dark slate blue end papers with an inscription that is the same color as the end papers making it quite hard to see. The small stamp "Bound by Burn" is still present to the rear end paper. The spine was rebacked with the original cloth lay back down so the binding is tight and quite readable. The scarce original tissue guard is present. All pages and illustrations are present, and are overall quite clean with the first few pages with small stains, otherwise the book has the common occasional scattered light handling marks, otherwise no bent pages, no tears, and no writing (please see images). Exceedingly scarce very early copy, probable third print in the rare original boards! This important copy sti … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books (iwc_2004) [New Canaan, Connecticut, United States]
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