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Alice's Adventures In Wonderland [Early Printing, In Original Cloth]
London: Macmillan And Company [1866, 1867], 1871. 1st Edition. Red Cloth, Gilt. Very Good. 7 1/2" Tall. Forty Two Illustrations By John Tenniel. 5th or later Printing 192 Pp. Early But Not First Printing, Stated Twenty-Eighth Thousand, With 1871 Date At Bottom Of Title Page. All Edges Gilt. Complete Original Red Cloth, Gilt Lettering, With Green Endpapers. Light Wear, Top Of Publisher's Name On Spine Is Present But Weak,Very Small Areas In Gilt Rules At Edges Are Also Weak, All Other Gilt Strong Including All Other Lettering. Hinges Intact, Never Repaired, Not Cracked. One Weak Crease Down Length Of Rear Cover, Another About 2/5 Of Height. Fraying Along Top And Bottom Of Spine But With No Loss Of Height; 5/8" Tear To Cloth At Top Of Rear Spine Edge Has Been Skillfully Repaired. Tiny, Almost Pinpoint Frays At Tips. Contents Including Endpapers Otherwise Near Fine, Even The Tissue Guard To The Frontispiece Is Intact With No Tears Or Foxing. Small Stamp Of The Book Collection "Sammlung Monschein" At Very Bottom Of First Front Endpaper. Ownership Signature "A. Torkington" At Top Of Half-Title; There Was An A. Torkington In Cricket Records At Marylebone In 1873, But Otherwise Not Identified. Burn Binder's Ticket On Rear Endpapers.
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