By Lewis Carroll
London   Macmillan and Co
7.5" by 5" [10], 192, [2pp]
An impressive early edition of Lewis Carroll's monumental fantastical tale in Wonderland, complete with John Tenniel's illustrations.
By Lewis Carroll

1870 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

London   Macmillan and Co
7.5" by 5" [10], 192, [2pp]
An impressive early edition of Lewis Carroll's monumental fantastical tale in Wonderland, complete with John Tenniel's illustrations.
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Description

Early Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

An early edition, published only five years after the first edition.

The printing number to the title page has been rubbed, but it is between the twenty first thousandth and the twenty fifth thousandth.

Illustrated with a frontispiece and illustrations throughout.

One page of adverts to the rear. 

'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland', is one of the best known children's books of all time, and has become the favourite to children and adults alike. It follows Alice as she falls through a rabbit role into a strange world with talking animals and magical potions.

Condition

In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, generally smart. Spine and margin of the front board is faded. Some light marks to the boards and spine. Small chips to the head and tail of the spine, with a small chip to the rear joint. Crack to the rear joint. Booksellers label to the rear paste down. Front endpaper is lifting to the tail. Rear endpaper has been excised. Internally, binding is strained in place, pages 65-72 are detaching. Pages are bright with a few light handling marks.

Good

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