By Lewis Carroll
London   Macmillan and Co
7.5" by 5" [12], 208, [4pp]
An early edition of Lewis Carroll's nonsensical fantastic novel, complete with the John Tenniel illustrations throughout.
By Lewis Carroll

1889 Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There

London   Macmillan and Co
7.5" by 5" [12], 208, [4pp]
An early edition of Lewis Carroll's nonsensical fantastic novel, complete with the John Tenniel illustrations throughout.
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Early Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

The twelfth thousandth, the people's edition. 

'Through the Looking-Glass' follows Alice back to Wonderland, being the sequel to Carroll's important children's novel. This novel in particular is renowned for the verses 'Jabberwocky' and 'The Walrus and the Carpenter'.

'Looking-Glass' was the first 'Alice' novel to gain widespread popularity. 

Illustrated with a frontispiece and in-text illustrations throughout.

Collated, complete.

Illustrated by John Tenniel, who was knighted for his artists achievements in 1893. He is best known for his illustrations for 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' and 'Through the Looking-Glass', and also for his political cartoons for 'Punch'.

Three pages of adverts to the rear.

Condition

In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, smart, with a few minor marks to the boards and spine. Light bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Front hinge is starting but firm. Internally, generally firmly bound, pages 51 to 62 are detaching. Pages are bright with some spots.

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