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[DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge] CARROLL, Lewis
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [together with] Through the Looking Glass
New York: The Limited Editions Club,, 1932 & 35. Illustrated by John Tenniel. 2 volumes, octavo. Publisher's red and blue calf, spines gilt in compartments with tools based on Tenniel's illustrations, boards elaborately gilt stamped, all edges gilt. Housed in the publisher's red and blue cloth slipcases. Frontispiece and engraved title to each volume and illustrations throughout by John Tenniel. Slightly rubbed at the extremities, spines a little faded. An excellent set. Limited editions, each volume one of only 1500 numbered copies. The first volume signed on the limitation leaf by typographer and binder Frederic Ward, and volume II signed on the limitation leaf by Alice Hargreaves (née Liddell), the original girl for whom Carroll wrote the books.
Bookseller: Peter Harrington
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