By Lewis Carroll
Stockholm; London   Zephyr Books; The Continental Book Company AB
7" by 4.5" 347, [5pp]
The first Mervyn Peake edition of Lewis Carroll's 'Alice' books, a smart edition in the original dust wrapper.
By Lewis Carroll

1946 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and, Through the Looking-Glass

Stockholm; London   Zephyr Books; The Continental Book Company AB
7" by 4.5" 347, [5pp]
The first Mervyn Peake edition of Lewis Carroll's 'Alice' books, a smart edition in the original dust wrapper.
£475.00
: 0.5kgs / : 892P26

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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper

The first edition with the illustrations of Mervyn Peake.

In the original unclipped dust wrapper.

'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.

Illustrated with a frontispiece, and in-text illustrations throughout.

Strikingly illustrated by Mervyn Peake, an English author who is best known today for his 'Gormenghast' books. He also illustrated editions of 'Hunting of the Snark', 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner', 'Brothers Grimm', 'Treasure Island', and 'Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde'.

Volume sixty seven in Zephyr Book's 'A Library of British and American Authors' series.

Condition

In the original publisher's paper wraps, in the original unclipped dust wrapper. Externally, fine. Dust wrapper is a little age-toned, with light edge wear, resulting in a small closed tear to the head of the spine. A few light marks to the dust wrapper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.

Fine

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