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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. 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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Dali, Salvador

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

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Item Description: Maecenas Press-Random House, New York, 1969. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. Surrealism. Salvador Dali. 2500 copies only issued. Another offering from the master of Surrealism, published in the same year in New York, as Faust in France. Contains twelve color lithographs and an etching, title page signed by Dali, the contents protected by paper covers, original cloth-bound folio cover,internal chemise or paper folio cover, matching drop-box.Collated and complete. Signature clear. Please enquire. Signed by Illustrator(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1284941767

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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. PMM; Bookseller Inventory # 49684

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Carroll, Lewis and Salvador Dali

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Item Description: Maecenas Press - Random House, 1969. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Twelve mixed media illustrations with original woodcuts and an original etching in four colors by Salvador Dali. New York: Maecenas Press – Random House, 1969. First edition, #454 of 2500 copies signed by Salvador Dali on the title page, opposite the original etching. An inspired pairing of Lewis Carroll’s masterpiece of imagination with the surrealist fantasies of Salvador Dali. Each chapter is graced by a miniature Alice and a lushly colored heliogravure by the iconic Spanish artist. The prospectus is laid in, along with a clipped newspaper advertisement for the Pickwick Bookshop in Hollywood, California announcing the publication of the Dali Alice. Folio. A lavish production, printed on Mandeure paper and issued unbound. The parts are housed in a rich brown silk chemise embossed in gold with Dali’s signature within a portfolio bound in leather and linen and fastened with pins of white ivory. Very fine, as new in the original paper wrapper and shipping carton. Signed by Illustrator(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-14459274741

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Carroll, Lewis and Salvador Dali

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Item Description: Maecenas Press - Random House, New York, 1969. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. First Edition. Twelve mixed media illustrations with original woodcuts and an original etching in four colors by Salvador Dali. New York: Maecenas Press - Random House, 1969. First edition, #454 of 2500 copies signed by Salvador Dali on the title page, opposite the original etching. An inspired pairing of Lewis Carroll's masterpiece of imagination with the surrealist fantasies of Salvador Dali. Each chapter is graced by a miniature Alice and a lushly colored heliogravure by the iconic Spanish artist. The prospectus is laid in, along with a clipped newspaper advertisement for the Pickwick Bookshop in Hollywood, California announcing the publication of the Dali Alice. Folio. A lavish production, printed on Mandeure paper and issued unbound. The parts are housed in a rich brown silk chemise embossed in gold with Dali's signature within a portfolio bound in leather and linen and fastened with pins of white ivory. Very fine, as new in the original paper wrapper and shipping carton. Signed by Illustrator(s). Book. Bookseller Inventory # 062390

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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

Published by London: Macmillan, 1866; 1872 (1872)

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Item Description: London: Macmillan, 1866; 1872, 1872. Second edition (and the first published English edition) of Alice; first edition of Through the Looking Glass, first issue, with "Wade" for "Wabe" in "Jabberwocky, " p. 27. 2 vols., 8vo. With 42 wood-engraved illustrations after John Tenniel. Bound in full blue morocco, richly gilt, gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, a.e.g., original cloth and spines laid down and bound in at end of each volume by WOOD, London. Rebacked. A fine set. Williams, Madan and Green 44 & 67. Bookseller Inventory # 37728

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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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CARROLL. LEWIS. (The Rev Charles Dodgson). ; Tenniel. John. Illustrates.

Published by Macmillan & Co. London. 1866 (1866)

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Item Description: Macmillan & Co. London. 1866, 1866. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. FIRST PUBLISHED EDITION. 8vo, (7.6 x 5.4 inches). The text is the earliest state with the inverted 'S' at the bottom of the contents page. Beautifully Illustrated throughout, with forty-two line engravings by John Tenniel. Finely bound, by Maltby of Oxford, in mid twentieth century full red morocco. Spine with raised bands, each with gilt decoration. Compartments ruled in blind and gilt plus gilt lettering to two panels. Single blind ruled border on boards. Marbled endpapers. Gilt dentelles. All edges gilt. Minor and uniform fading to the spine but the binding is fine and the gilt bright and sharp.Bound without the half title page, otherwise complete. One page has a small closed tear, without any loss, to the outer margin and another has a small, finger-nail sized, piece missing from the bottom outer corner of the page. Several pages affected by mild foxing and a few finger marks. A couple of pages affected more noticeably but still overall a very good copy of Carroll's classic in an attractive leather binding by Oxford's (appropriately) finest bookbinders. Bookseller Inventory # 9090

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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

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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, pseud. Lewis Carroll]

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Item Description: London: Macmillan, 1866. 8vo, [i] h-t; [iv] frontis.; [v] t-p; [viiÐix] All in the golden afternoon . . . ; [xi] Contents; [1]Ð192. With 42 wood-engraved illustrations in the text (including the frontispiece) after Tenniel (1820Ð1914) by the Dalziel Brothers. Full green morocco by Stikeman, mostly faded to brown a bit worn. First published edition. This story of a Victorian childÕs dreamlike encounters with a succession of bizarre and loquacious creatures made an impact from the moment of its publication. As an unprecedented work offantasy, enriched with brilliant wordplay, nonsense verse, and a deep vein of mathematical and logical puzzling, AliceÕs Adventures in Wonderland invites interpretations on multiple levels and has engaged generations of children and scholars alike.Dodgson, a mathematician at Christ Church, Oxford, first told the story of the girl who fell down the rabbit hole to the three Liddell sisters on a rowboat outing on July 4, 1862. Alice, his favorite among them, asked him to write it down, and some two years later, in 1864, he presented her with the handwritten and hand-illustrated manuscript of ÒAliceÕs Adventures under GroundÓ as a Christmas gift, while at the same time preparing an expanded version for publication under the pseudonym of ÒLewis Carroll.Ó DodgsonÕs chosen illustrator, John Tenniel, an established political cartoonist, declined his suggested model and drew Alice with the straight hair, neat pinafore, and buckle shoes that define her to this day, despite hundreds of subsequent interpretations.The first printing of Wonderland (1865) was suppressed owing to concerns about production quality of the illustrations, with only fifty copies with a Macmillan title-page escaping into the world. In November 1865 (but dated 1866 for the Christmas market), the first edition was published and immediately sold out. In 1866, Appleton of New York issued an edition using the sheets from the withdrawn 1865 printing. Of the 2,000 copies first printed, 1,950 were bound in England for sale in the United States with AppletonÕs title-page printed by the Clarendon Press in Oxford. When copyright expired in 1907, a tide of new editions followed that has never slowed: dozens appear every year and there are translations in over a hundred languages. Together with its sequel Through the Looking-Glass (1872), the story has become a universal reference for art, marketing, pop culture, and political satire. Prim yet precocious Alice has achieved the rare feat of becoming both a mainstream and a countercultural icon. Cahoon 211; ChristieÕs (1998) 38; Columbia 2a; Goodacre (1982) 6; Gottlieb 209; Weaver 8; WMGC 42. Bookseller Inventory # 106485

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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. RACKHAM, Arthur (illus.)

Published by William Heinemann, London (1907)

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Item Description: William Heinemann, London, 1907. With a Proem by Austin Dobson. ix, 161 [2] pp. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham; 13 full-page illustrations in color mounted on brown paper; each with printed tissue overleaf, fourteen drawings in black and white, and pictorial endpapers. Folio, publisher's white gilt-lettered and gilt-stamped cloth; t.e.g. First edition; No. 740 of 1130 copies. Latimore & Haskell, pp. 28-29. Tiny owner's inked name at upper corner of front free endpaper; free endpapers at front and rear slightly tanned; a few inoffensive spots of foxing; spine very slightly tanned and a few slight marks to cloth; overall an attractive copy; the color plates all fine. Bookseller Inventory # 58502

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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

Published by Black Sun Press, Paris (1930)

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Item Description: Black Sun Press, Paris, 1930. Half-Leather. Book Condition: Collectible; Very Good. Marie Laurencin (illustrator). First Edition. Magnificent 1930 Black Sun Press edition of "Alice in Wonderland". 1 of only 50 copies on Japan Vellum. Bound --and signed-- in a striking Art Deco motif by Bennett Studios of New York. Half red morocco --with gilt flourishes thruout-- over a lavish floral cloth (and matching endpapers). Solid and VG, with very light wear at the spine and along the fore-edges and foxing to the title page and several of the blank preliminaries. Still though, very attractive and very presentable. Oblong quarto, 114 pgs., top-edge gilt. The 6 lovely colored lithographs are by Marie Laurencin and executed by Desjobert of Paris. Another triumph in book-making and book-design by Harry Crosby's redoubtable Black Sun Press. Bookseller Inventory # 8427

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DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge] CARROLL, Lewis.) MACFARLANE, John (illus.)

Published by London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd., [c.1910] (1910)

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Item Description: London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd., [c.1910], 1910. Sheet size: 82 × 60 cm Some very light creasing and a touch of marginal spotting, otherwise fresh and clean. Presented in a black wooden frame. Colour lithographed linen-backed wall-poster First and only edition. The use of John Macfarlane is the only instance of Macmillan having licensed illustrations for Alice in Wonderland by an artist other than Tenniel. In its original format, the set of six was issued joined at the head as a kind of flipchart, most likely intended for classroom display. The posters could be mounted on an easel and the illustrations displayed one at a time while the class read through the book. The complete set is now rare: OCLC locates just one set, COPAC adds another at Oxford. Many must have been split up and varnished for hanging in the schoolroom: two individual prints in that condition were offered at auction in 1997. As part of the celebrations for the first Alice's Day in 2007, the Bodleian staged an exhibition including the earliest editions of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and amongst "Other highlights of the display [were] two posters from a set of 6 based on Tenniel's designs by J. MacFarlane.". Bookseller Inventory # 68640

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DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge] CARROLL, Lewis.) MACFARLANE, John (illus.)

Published by London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd., [c.1910] (1910)

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Item Description: London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd., [c.1910], 1910. Sheet size: 82 × 60 cm Some very light creasing and a touch of marginal spotting, otherwise fresh and clean. Presented in a black wooden frame. Colour lithographed linen-backed wall-poster First and only edition. The use of John Macfarlane is the only instance of Macmillan having licensed illustrations for Alice in Wonderland by an artist other than Tenniel. In its original format, the set of six was issued joined at the head as a kind of flipchart, most likely intended for classroom display. The posters could be mounted on an easel and the illustrations displayed one at a time while the class read through the book. The complete set is now rare: OCLC locates just one set, COPAC adds another at Oxford. Many must have been split up and varnished for hanging in the schoolroom: two individual prints in that condition were offered at auction in 1997. As part of the celebrations for the first Alice's Day in 2007, the Bodleian staged an exhibition including the earliest editions of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and amongst "Other highlights of the display [were] two posters from a set of 6 based on Tenniel's designs by J. MacFarlane.". Bookseller Inventory # 68639

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DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge] CARROLL, Lewis.) MACFARLANE, John (illus.)

Published by London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd., [c.1910] (1910)

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Item Description: London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd., [c.1910], 1910. Sheet size: 82 × 60 cm Some very light creasing and a touch of marginal spotting, otherwise fresh and clean. Presented in a black wooden frame. Colour lithographed linen-backed wall-poster First and only edition. The use of John Macfarlane is the only instance of Macmillan having licensed illustrations for Alice in Wonderland by an artist other than Tenniel. In its original format, the set of six was issued joined at the head as a kind of flipchart, most likely intended for classroom display. The posters could be mounted on an easel and the illustrations displayed one at a time while the class read through the book. The complete set is now rare: OCLC locates just one set, COPAC adds another at Oxford. Many must have been split up and varnished for hanging in the schoolroom: two individual prints in that condition were offered at auction in 1997. As part of the celebrations for the first Alice's Day in 2007, the Bodleian staged an exhibition including the earliest editions of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and amongst "Other highlights of the display [were] two posters from a set of 6 based on Tenniel's designs by J. MacFarlane.". Bookseller Inventory # 68637

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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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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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