1898 Sylvie and Bruno Concluded
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Early Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
The People's Edition of Lewis Carroll's final novel, Sylvie and Bruno Concluded. The second volume of Sylvie and Bruno, with forty six illustrations by Punch illustrator Harry Furniss, collated and complete. With an advertisement written by Lewis Carroll preceding the Preface. In the advert, Carroll complains that the last issue of Through the Looking Glass had many copies in which the pictures failed to print properly. Caroll encourages readers to return any poor copies to Macmillan, who will replace them and give the old copies to reading rooms and other institutions. Better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was an English author, poet and mathematician, best- known for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Ink inscription to recto of front endpaper reads, 'Ch: Sunday School. Presented by Mr John Fothergill to Amy Stalkes. Jan. 26. 1899'. The corner of the front endpaper is missing. With four pages of publisher's adverts, and a facsimile from Alice's Adventures Underground to the rear.
In the publisher's original green cloth binding. Externally, generally smart. Lightly rubbed to the boards and the spine, a little more rubbed to joints. Lightly bumped to the head and tail of the spine, with some minor wear to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Lightly foxed to the front and rear of the book with some offsetting to the endpapers. Pages are otherwise bright and clean throughout.
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