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CARROLL, Lewis.

Published by Macmillan, London (1866)

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Item Description: Macmillan, London, 1866. hardcover. Book Condition: fine. Tenniel, John (illustrator). First. "Alice" was first printed in 1865 in a small number of copies. The author & illustrator were unhappy about the poor quality of the printing and insisted that it be re-done, using a different printer. These 1866/1872 editions are the first published versions. Illustrations by John Tenniel. 2 volumes. Beautifully bound by Bayntun in full red morocco with gilt vignette of the White Rabbit on the front covers and gilt vignettes on the spines, a.e.g., with marbled endpapers. London: Macmillan, 1866, 1872. First published editions. Fine. Bookseller Inventory # 145619

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DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge.] CARROLL, Lewis.

Published by New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1866 (1866)

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Item Description: New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1866, 1866. Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, triple gilt rules at head and tail of spine and on covers, covers with round devices in gilt at centre, Alice on the front, the Cheshire cat on the back, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. Housed in a red morocco slipcase and chemise. Cloth rubbed with some minor wear at extremities, dark dampstain to lower quarter of rear board, a few other small spots to cloth, front hinge professionally repaired, occasional light spots to contents. A very good copy. Frontispiece and 42 illustrations by John Tenniel. First edition, second issue: the first practically obtainable issue of the original sheets, with the Appleton cancel title page. Macmillan printed around 2,000 copies of the book in 1865, but both artist and author were unhappy with the poor quality printing and Dodgson insisted it was reprinted before being published. Only two dozen or so copies of the 1865 first issue remain extant: Macmillan sold the rest of the print run to Appleton in New York who published the American edition using a new title page but with the first printing sheets from the London edition. PMM; Bookseller Inventory # 85363

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Carroll, Lewis

Published by Appleton (1866)

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Item Description: Appleton, 1866. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition published by Appleton, 1866. A wonderful copy bound in the ORIGINAL Red Cloth from the publisher. The binding is tight, with some wear to the spine and edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy in collector's condition. Includes a custom acedate cover to protect the book. We buy Lewis Carrol First Editions. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-10236868123

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Carroll (Lewis)

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Item Description: Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Tenniel (John) (illustrator). First. Two volumes: Volume I: Pp. [xii]+192, frontispiece with tissue guard, plus numerous text illustrations; Volume II: Pp. [xii]+224+[4](advertisement, decoration, last blank), frontispiece, plus text illustrations (a couple full page); handsomely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in matching burgundy morocco, spines lettered and ruled in gilt with small gilt ornament below titles, the boards with triple gilt rule border and different gilt vignettes based on the Tenniel illustrations at centre (Alice with pig in bonnet on upper board, and the head of the Cheshire Cat on lower board Volume I; the Red Queen on upper board and White Queen on lower board Volume II, gilt edges and gilt ruled dentelles, slight mark just below centre of spine Volume II; a.e.g.; later pale blue endpapers; within red cloth slipcase with leather fore-edges; a little light foxing and soiling, Macmillan, London, 1866[1865]; 1872. Volume I second (first published) edition; Volume II first edition, with the printer's error on page 21, in the second line of Jabberwocky. Lewis Carroll Handbook 46 & 84; Williams, Bibliography of the Writings of Lewis Carroll, 10 & 21.*Alice in Wonderland was first published in 1865, but the edition was suppressed because Dodgson was dissatisfied with the printing of the illustrations. Only a few copies of that first printing are known to have survived. Although this copy of Alice is dated 1866, it was actually published in time for Christmas 1865, post-dated to the new year. Similarly, Through the Looking Glass, although dated 1872, was actually issued in December 1871(ref. Lewis Carroll Handbook p. 64). Bookseller Inventory # 125471

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Carroll, Lewis; John Tenniel (illustrator)

Published by Macmillan and Co 1866 and 1872, London (1866)

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Item Description: Macmillan and Co 1866 and 1872, London, 1866. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Tenniel, John (illustrator). Tenniel, John. Hardcover. First published edition, first issue. Illustrated by John Tenniel with forty-two illustrations in volume one and fifty illustrations in volume two. A particularly desirable set as both volumes are bound in the original cloth with gilt titles to spines and circular gilt illustrations on both covers featuring Alice holding a pig, the Cheshire cat, the Red Queen, and the White Queen. Each volume has been expertly rebacked using the original boards, spines, and endpages with the repair visible in a few places along the spine ends and joints. There is minor fraying and wear to the spine ends, corners, and edges of the boards. The spine of Alice is darkened although the gilt title remains bright. There is minor rubbing and a few small spots of soiling to the boards of both volumes. There are two small dampstains on the rear board of Through the Looking-Glass, one of which effects the gilt illustration. There are a few bubbles under the cloth of Through the Looking Glass. The interior of Alice is lightly foxed and top margin is lightly browned. The verso of the front free endpage in Through the Looking Glass has remnants of glue where a bookplate was once adhered. The facing half title page is lightly browned as a result. Both volumes have a few light smudge marks and a few small spots of soiling. Alice has pale blue end pages and Through the Looking Glass has dark blue end pages. Full edges gilt. Both volumes are housed in a red cloth box with gilt titles of both volumes to the spine. The spine of the box is faded and the panels have minor rubbing and wear Very good condition. CHILD/122210. Bookseller Inventory # 24355

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CARROLL,LEWIS

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Item Description: CARROLL,LEWIS. ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. London: Macmillan & Co. 1866. 8vo (5 3/8 x 7 5/8"), early full polished blue calf with triple gilt rules by Riviere with the original covers and spine bound in at the rear. The spine has raised bands in 6 compartments with a gold flower design, all edges gilt, gilt dentelles, a Fine copy. First published edition, with 42 illustrations by John Tenniel. The publishing history of this title is now well known. Because Carroll was unhappy with the original printing of "Alice" he recalled all copies to destroy them. It was re-set by Clay and released in Novmber of 1865 with the 1866 date on the title page. Only a very few copies of this first recalled issue are known to exist. The remainder of the unacceptable first issue sheets were sent to New York and bound by Appleton with a new title page. TIPPED-IN TO THIS COPY IS A QUIRKY 2-SIDED LETTER BY CARROLL USING HIS CHARACTERISTIC PURPLE INK! Dated Feb. 8. 1888 it reads: Dear Steward, I am much obliged for the estimates for the electric bell, and shall be quite willing to bear my share of the expense, under any of the arrangements named, I should want a 'push' in each of my 2 bedrooms - Hadland thought that (as both rooms look out North) the best way to reach them would be to continue the roof cord, & bring it down outside and in at the windows: however, you can arrange it as you think best. Please not to charge further Quarterage, for C.R., to Mr. S. W. Worthington. Very Truly Yours, C. L. Dodgson.". Bookseller Inventory # 35168

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Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge]; Carroll, Lewis.

Published by MacMillan and Co. 1866 &, London (1872)

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Item Description: MacMillan and Co. 1866 &, London, 1872. First editions. Octavo, two volumes. Bound in early 20th-century full red morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Gilt vignettes to front and rear panels of each volume, gilt tooling on spine. All edges gilt, silk endpapers. Original cloth covers and spine bound in at rear. In fine condition. Housed in a early custom box, which shows some wear. Alice's Adventures were "born on a golden afternoon" in July 1862, when the Rev. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (better known as Lewis Carroll) took the three small daughters of Dean Liddell of Christ Church on a boating trip up the Isis. Carroll delighted the three children by relating Alice's adventures, and eventually promised his favorite among the three, Alice Liddell, to write the story down for her. Through the Looking-Glass can be seen as a mirror image of the Alice's Adventures. For example, the latter begins outdoors in the warmth of May 4 and uses the imagery of playing cards, while the former begins indoors on a snowy, cold November 4 and uses the imagery of chess. "The two Alice books completed the reinstatement of the imagination, so long disapproved of by the opponents of fairy stories, to its proper place. 'Alice is, in a word, a book of that extremely rare kind which will belong to all the generations to come until the language becomes obsolete'" (Carpenter & Prichard, 102). Bookseller Inventory # 3014

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Lewis Carroll

Published by MacMillan & Co, UK (1866)

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Item Description: MacMillan & Co, UK, 1866. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good+. John Tenniel (illustrator). 1st Edition. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland First Edition Lewis Carroll MacMillan & Co 1866 Through the Looking Glass First Edition 1872. Alice's Adventures: Original, and earlier variant light blue pastedowns and endpapers with 'Burn' bindery ticket to rear pastedown. Small inscription to fep (see image), clean unmarked, undamaged pages throughout, with the inverted 'S' to last line of contents page. Top edge gilt, original publisher's red cloth boards, spine tips professionally restored / strengthened and, unusually, no splitting or cracking to hinges - scarce thus. Through the Looking Glass: Green pastedowns and endpapers with the 'Burn' bindery ticket to rear pastedown. No inscriptions, clean, undamaged and unmarked throughout - earliest state with miss-print 'Wade' instead of 'Wabe' to page 21. Also loosely inserted inside is the original three page message 'to all child readers of Alice's Adventures from Lewis Carroll'. Unusually, there is no splitting or cracking to the hinges. Covers are original red cloth, top edge gilt, spine tips have been professionally restored / strengthened. A near fine copy. Please contact us for further images or information. SIGNED BY JOHN TENNIEL - illustrator of the book (1820-1914), on loosely inserted letter reading 'all's well that ends well !!!!'. Signed by Illustrator(s). Bookseller Inventory # 001058

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DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge] CARROLL, Lewis.

Published by New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1866 (1866)

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Item Description: New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1866, 1866. Octavo, pp. [x] + 192. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe / Zaehnsdorf in recent burgundy full morocco, title and decorations to spine gilt, triple line rule and centre block to boards gilt, inner dentelles gilt, green endpapers, all edges gilt, original front cover bound in at the back. A very good clean copy in a beautiful binding. Ownership name to half-title, bookplate to front pastedown. With frontispiece and 42 illustrations by John Tenniel. First edition, second issue. This is the first obtainable issue with the Appleton cancel title page. Macmillan printed around 2,000 copies of the book in 1865, but both artist and author were unhappy with the poor quality printing and insisted it was reprinted before being published. Only two dozen or so copies of the 1865 first issue exist: Macmillan sold the rest of the print run to Appleton in New York who published a US edition using a new title page but with the first printing sheets from the London edition. PMM; Bookseller Inventory # 30524

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Carroll, Lewis

Published by Appleton (1866)

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Item Description: Appleton, 1866. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition. First American issue. An attractive copy that has benefitted from some professional restoration. The end result is a beautiful book that is rich in color with no material missing. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean, with no writing marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. We buy books of this nature. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-5185327673

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DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge] CARROLL, Lewis.

Published by London: Macmillan and Co., 1866 (1866)

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Item Description: London: Macmillan and Co., 1866, 1866. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full red morocco, titles to spine gilt on green morocco lables, double rule, Alice and the Cheshire Cat motifs to boards gilt, raised bands, flower patterned inner dentelles, patterned endpapers, all edges gilt. The occasional light blemish, an excellent copy in a fine binding. Illustrated by John Tenniel. First London edition, preceding the Appleton US issue of the 1865 sheets. Bookseller Inventory # 49684

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CARROLL, Lewis [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson].

Published by London: Macmillan & Co. (1874)

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Item Description: London: Macmillan & Co., 1874. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. LATER EDITION PRESENTATION COPY & FIRST EDITION. 2 vols., illustrated by John Tenniel, Alice inscribed on the half-title "Adam Maitland Fairbairn,/ from the Author./ Oct. 10. 1874", contemporary gift inscription to half-title of TTLG dated Xmas 1871. Both volumes uniformly bound in full red morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, covers ruled in gilt, gilt queen and rabbit to front covers, gilt dentelles, original cloth covers and spines bound in, all edges gilt, by Bayntun. Bindings in MINT CONDITION. Adam Maitland Fairbairn was born on 24 November 1866. He was the 6th child of Reverend Adam Henderson Fairbairn and Anna Gertrude Fuller Maitland. He married Grace Henfield Bagshawe, daughter of George Henry Bagshawe, on 14 June 1906. He died on 15 May 1921 at the age of 54. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000159611

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HOLIDAY (Henry)]. CARROLL (Lewis).

Published by London Macmillan and Co. (1876)

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Item Description: London Macmillan and Co., 1876. . In-8°, XI-83-(3) pp. Cartonnage de luxe de l'éditeur. Pleine percaline rouge, encadrement règle de triples filets dorés et vignette dorée en médaillon représentant un personnage de l'histoire sur chaque plat, auteur et titre dorés avec fleuron en haut du dos, mention de l'éditeur doré en pied. Trois tranches dorées. Gardes de papier noir. Edition originale illustrée de neuf planches hors texte en noir et blanc de Henry Holiday, gravées sur bois par Swain. Précédé d'une préface. Extrait du catalogue de l'éditeur sur les ouvrages du même auteur in fine. Cartonnage légèrement frotté. Intérieur propre. Bookseller Inventory # 15498

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DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge] CARROLL, Lewis.

Published by New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1866 (1866)

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Item Description: New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1866, 1866. Octavo (187 × 125 mm). Early 20th-century red cloth, titles to spine and single-line rules to boards gilt. Housed in a red morocco slipcase and chemise. Spine toned, cloth lightly rubbed at extremities, spotting to contents. A very good copy. Frontispiece and illustrations throughout by John Tenniel. First edition, second issue: the first practically obtainable issue of the original sheets, with the Appleton cancel title page. Macmillan printed around 2,000 copies of the book in 1865, but both artist and author were unhappy with the poor quality printing and insisted it was reprinted before being published. Only two dozen or so copies of the 1865 first issue exist: Macmillan sold the rest of the print run to Appleton in New York who published a US edition using a new title page but with the first printing sheets from the London edition. PMM; Bookseller Inventory # 80227

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Carroll, Lewis

Published by Maecenas Press & Random House, New York (1969)

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Item Description: Maecenas Press & Random House, New York, 1969. Quarter Leather & Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Dali, Salvador (illustrator). First Edition. Of an edition of 2700 copies, this is No. 796. Signed in pencil on the title page and to the plate for the frontispiece etching. 1969. Folio, quarter leather & cloth portfolio with bone clasps, loose text with frontispiece, and 12 plates separately housed in a cloth chemise, as issued. Tiny abrasions to the leather straps, otherwise in mint condition. Postage will be high to cover insurance. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Signed by Illustrator. Bookseller Inventory # 13803

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DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge] CARROLL, Lewis.

Published by London, Macmillan & Co., 1867 & 1872 (1872)

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Item Description: London, Macmillan & Co., 1867 & 1872, 1872. 2 volumes, octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in red morocco, titles and Alice devices to spines, raised bands, single rule to boards, covers with gilt devices after the originals, gilt inner dentelles, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. The occasional minor blemish otherwise in excellent condition finely bound. With 42 and 50 illustrations by John Tenniel. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is an early edition, Through the Looking Glass is a First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 48056

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Carroll, Lewis [Dodgson, Charles]

Published by Boston: Lee and Shepard (1869)

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Item Description: Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1869. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. First edition printed in America. Illustrated by John Tenniel. Original publisher's green cloth. Light rubbing and minor wear to extremities, fore-edge lightly bumped, light foxing to preliminary pages. An extremely bright and unsophisticated copy, scarce in this condition. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson wrote the nonsensical "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll for one of his favorite child friends, Alice Liddell, who was also a frequent subject of Dodgson's portrait photography. Bookseller Inventory # LC007

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Lewis Carroll, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson

Published by Harper & Brothers, New York (1901)

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Item Description: Harper & Brothers, New York, 1901. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Four volume collection, 1901, 1902, 1903 and 1907 first editions, with the original dust jackets and three original publishers boxes to include 1901, ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND with the original box, 1902 THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS which is signed by Newell, 1903, THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK & Other Poems and Verses in a mint original box, and 1907 FAIRY TALES also in its rare original box, three are written by Lewis Carroll, aka Charles Lutwidge Dodgson and all four are illustrated by Peter Newell. All books are published by Harper & Brothers, New York in faux vellum adorned with gilt portraits. Many color and black and white illustrations, exquisitely done by the noted illustrator. All books are complete, tight, clean, near fine or better condition. Original boxes are very scarce, three are found here with THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS signed by Peter Newell on the first fly page. Note the Fairy Tale volume was originally credited to Lewis Carroll on the spine, only to have Harper publishing stamp over the author credit, an interesting tidbit provided by an astute collector. Alice in Wonderland box has old water stains to bottom right, book is perfect. Two books have old owners names else near fine /fine. Exactly as shown, ask any questions. Signed by Illustrator(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-10860680271

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DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge] CARROLL, Lewis.

Published by London: Macmillan and Co., 1869 & 72 (1869)

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Item Description: London: Macmillan and Co., 1869 & 72, 1869. 2 volumes, octavo (176 × 121 mm. Recent red morocco by Bayntun, spines gilt in compartments with rabbit, playing card, flower, and lion tools, White Rabbit and Red Queen tools to upper boards gilt, marbled endpapers, single-line rules to boards, turn-ins, and all edges gilt. Original cloth retained. Housed in a red cloth slipcase. A lovely, fresh set, handsomely bound. Mixed set, the first edition of Through the Looking Glass and the eighteenth thousandth of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. A beautifully bound set. Bookseller Inventory # 87811

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Carroll, Lewis.

Published by Macmillan and Co., 1872, 1972., London: (1872)

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Item Description: Macmillan and Co., 1872, 1972., London:, 1872. Very light foxing to endpapers, the slightest of rubbing to joints, overall fine and bright in custom red cloth slipcase. (illustrator). Early printing of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and first edition of Through the Looking Glass. Full crushed red morroco by Root and sons. Boards with triple gilt panel with corner florishes and central themed gilt cartouches, spine in six compartments with title and author gilt and remaining compartments with handsome central floral device and double panel gilt surrounds and with gilt decorative roll designs to dentelles. Mild wear, near fine and bright. Bookseller Inventory # Embry 122627

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CARROLL, LEWIS.

Published by Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1869 (1869)

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Item Description: Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1869, 1869. First Edition printed in America; original publisher's decorated cloth. Previous owner's contemporary inscription on first blank; light rubbing; top of front hinge mended; nearly a fine copy. Bookseller Inventory # 12020

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Lewis Carroll, Michael Hague (Illustrator)

Published by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston

ISBN 10: 0030020379 ISBN 13: 9780030020377

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Item Description: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0030020379

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by LEWIS CARROLL-(Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) With FORTY TWO ILLUSTRATIONS by JOHN TENNIEL, Marblelized purple, gold & white design endpapers, B/W Frontispiece with tissue guard with small brown staining edge of Both

Published by LONDON: Macmillan & Co. (1867)

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Item Description: LONDON: Macmillan & Co., 1867. Hardcover. No Jacket. 1st Edition. HB NODJ ISSUED, 1867. 1st Edition. Sixth Thousand. OR 1ST EDITIION , 2ND PRINTING, RARE FIRST EDITION. Second printing. Stated Sixth Thousand & yr 1867 on the title page with small corner stain , Interior GOOD / BK CVR NF Condition, AS--IS, NOJACKET, Light wrinkling of some pgs Thruout , light fox & some margin STAINS near inner hinges of some pgs, , 8vo. 7.0" x 5.0" inches , 192 pages . All edges gilt.A rare book in the original contemporary 19th century 3/4 dark Burgundy red morocco leather boards with dark red cloth cvr, spine professionally & sympathetically rebacked in antique style with GOLD GILT TITLES & DECORATIONS, with 5 raised bands & red & black gilt lettered morocco labels. First published English edition of arguably the greatest children's book ever written, in original condition. This is an early printing of the first authorized English edition, preceded only by the extraordinarily rare suppressed 1865 London edition, of which only about twenty copies are known to exist & the 1866 First Printing which was four thousand copies. Carroll disliked the 1865 edition so much that he had them all recalled and sent to the United States where the title pages were removed and new American ones inserted. Carroll's annoyance was with the typography and general look of the book. The illustrator, Tenniel, also complained that his ill .Carroll’s enduring tale of a child’s dreamworld was first Originally issued in 1865 by Macmillan and Company of London, but Carroll and Tenniel were unhappy with the print quality of the illustrations and canceled the issue, insisting that the book be reprinted. Bookseller Inventory # 26285

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Carroll, Lewis

Published by William Heinemann (1907)

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Item Description: William Heinemann, 1907. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Rackham, Arthur (illustrator). First edition. 1st 1907. Very good condition with no wrapper. With a Proem by Austin Dobson. Limited edition of eleven hundred and thirty copies, of which 1100 were for sale and the remaining 30 copies were reserved for presentation. Large format. White cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front. Brown and white pictorial endpapers. 13 tipped in colour plates plus b/w illustrations. xi and 161 numbered pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers lightly fingered and a couple of small spots to edge of front cover. Endpapers browned, some light foxing & page browning (mainly to pages after plates) else contents clean. Slight indent to surround of one plate else plates present and in fine condition. Copy no. 170. [R]. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 1307917

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RACKHAM, Arthur; CARROLL, Lewis

Published by London William Heinemann (1907)

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Item Description: London William Heinemann, 1907. First edition illustrated by Arthur Rackham. 8vo. Green cloth with gilt vignettes. Top edge gilt. Signed by Arthur Rackham on the half title. A very good copy, with slight fading to the spine and some foxing to the preliminary pages and page edges. Pictorial endpapers illustrated in green line. Thirteen colour plates under captioned tissue guards and lots of black and white illustrations. Arthur Rackham married Edyth Starkie in July 1903. Edyth's family were less than enthusiastic about the marriage and on the day of the wedding their suspicions were almost confirmed. Edyth's father having died some years previously, it was to be her brother Robert giving her away. As they arrived at the church they spotted the bride groom disappearing in a hansom cab. "There you are Edyth. He's left you already," exclaimed Robert. In fact Arthur was dashing home to collect the forgotten wedding ring. Presumably the men overcame their differences and this copy is the first of a series of books presented by Rackham to his brother in law. Signed copies of Alice are extremely rare, unusually even the Edition de Luxe did not bear Rackham's signature. Bookseller Inventory # 32091

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CARROLL, Lewis

Published by Lee and Shepard, Boston (1869)

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Item Description: Lee and Shepard, Boston, 1869. Hardcover. First Edition. The first edition printed in America. [The "first American edition" of 1866 consisted of rejected British sheets that were given an Appleton (the New York publisher) title page.] Some foxing to the text, starting at the hinges, a label removal shadow on the front flyleaf, and a bookplate on the front pastedown. A very good copy in original green cloth of this landmark of children's literature, which has survived a century and a half and continues to delight and mystify readers today as one can assume it did the original Alice, Carroll's young friend Alice Liddell, the recipient of the first manuscript version of the story. Housed in a custom dustwrapper and clamshell case. Bookseller Inventory # 030701

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Carroll, Lewis illustrated by John Tenniel

Published by Published by Macmillian And Co., London (1869)

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Item Description: Published by Macmillian And Co., London, 1869. , [12], 196 pages, green endpapers, 42 black & white illustrations including frontispiece with tissue guard, translated into French by Henri Bue, see Williams, Madan, & Green page 55 First Edition in French , a little marked on rear cover, corners slightly bumped, nice bright gilt, spine slightly darkened, internally nice and clean, the book is in very good condition , original blue cloth with gilt vignettes and borders, gilt titles to spine, all edges gilt 19.5 x 13 cm Hardback ISBN: Bookseller Inventory # 59528

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DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge] CARROLL, Lewis.

Published by London and New York: Macmillan and Co., 1886 (1886)

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Item Description: London and New York: Macmillan and Co., 1886, 1886. Octavo. Original red cloth, gilt titles to spine and front board, boards with triple gilt rules, gilt centrepiece to lower board, gilt edges. With the dust jacket. Extremities lightly rubbed and sunned, free endpapers browned at inside margin. A very good copy in the jacket with small chips to head and tails of spine and upper edge. With 37 illustrations by the author in the text. First and only edition, one of 5,000 copies printed of this facsimile of the first draft of Alice's Adventures in the author's hand (about 12,700 words compared to more than 26,700 in the published version), with his own illustrations, the later issue with white endpapers, apparently consisting of remainder sheets put into covers perhaps as late as 1931. Williams–Madan–Green–Crutch 194. Bookseller Inventory # 76687

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LEWIS CARROLL

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Item Description: 0. No Binding. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. WILLY POGANY ORIGINAL PUBLISHED ILLUSTRATION FROM ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, PAGE 124 "ALICE'S FLAMINGO" WILLY POGANY, (HUNGARIAN-AMERICAN 1882-1955) A STUNNING DETAILED ILLUSTRATION OF ALICE PLAYING CROQUET USING A FLAMINO AS THE CROQUET MALLET AND CLUB PLAYING CARDS AS THE WICKETS. PAGE 124 ILLUSTRATION FROM ALICE'S ADVENTURE IN WONDERLAND PEN AND INK ON PAPER, 5¿X 8¿ AND 12" X 16" MATTED, UNFRAMED An original detailed published illustration by Willy Pogany, done in pen and ink on paper, of Alice playing croquet using a flamino as the croquet mallet and "club" playing cards as the wickets. This is a stunning detailed piece, showcasing Pogany's artistic talent, and would be perfect for a collector of iconic Pogany art. The illustration is signed lower left by Pogany. Very faint 1-inch crease to the right of Alice; taped to mat verso with non-archival tape; otherwise in very good condition. Mated to an overall size of 12" x 16". The art is in overall excellent condition. Unframed. PROVENANCE:The art was purchased from an Auction House who was commissioned to sell several original illustrations by Willy Pogany. A copy of the original bill of sale will be included with the piece, and will provide both provenance and authenticity for the art. This piece is SIGNED by Willy Pogany lower left. The art is in great condition and would be stunning framed. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other rare books and original illustration art. Bookseller Inventory # 000464

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Carroll, Lewis

Published by MacMillan London 1870 & 1872 1870 & 1872, London (1870)

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Item Description: MacMillan London 1870 & 1872 1870 & 1872, London, 1870. Tenniel illustrations (illustrator). 1st edition. 3/4 Red morocco in slipcase, Very Good++ condition hardback and 25th thousand of Wonderland. Included are envelopes hand addressed by Lewis Carroll and Tenniel in custom made slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 046603

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