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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland AND Through The: CARROLL, Lewis.

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. Black and white illustrations by John Tenniel. 2 volumes. Beautifully bound by Bayntun in full red morocco with gilt vignette of the White Rabbit and the Red Queen on the front covers and gilt vignettes on the spines, a.e.g., with marbled endpapers, inner dentelles, original cloth covers bound in. Housed in custom cloth slipcases. London: Macmillan, 1866, 1872. First published editions. Fine. Bookseller Inventory # 145619

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Carroll, Lewis (Charles L. Dodgson)

Published by Macmillan, London (1872)

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Item Description: Macmillan, London, 1872. Hardcover. Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good. John Tenniel (illustrator). Early Printings. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Presentation copies of two of the most important books in children's literature. The ALICE is inscribed in Dodgson's hand, "Violet Mary Ann Eliza Molyneux, from the Author. Sep. 18, 1873." LOOKING GLASS is inscribed, "Agnes Elizabeth Sophia Molyneux from the Author. Sep. 18, 1873." These are the A. Edward Newton copies that were sold by Parke-Bernet Galleries in New York, April 16-18, 1941, Lot # 336. The AAIW, inscribed to Violet, is the 37th thousand, in the original Macmillan red cloth and is about very good (hinges are cracking). The TTLG, inscribed to Agnes, is the 29th thousand and is in similar condition. Newton's Oak Knoll bookplates are on the front pastedowns, and those of Roger Hawes West on the front free endpapers. They are housed in a magnificent solander box custom made by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Edward Wakeling, editor of Lewis Carroll's diaries, has affirmed that the presentations are genuine, and he suggests that the books were probably sent by Carroll from Guildford because the presentations are in black ink (books he signed in London were almost always inscribed in purple ink). In his diary on September 16, 1873, Carroll noted: "Went to hear the 'infant pianistes,' Agnes and Violet Molyneux, and was quite charmed with their performance. Left a note for Mrs. Molyneux offering Alice's Adventures." Wakeling indicates that Carroll visited the family the next day and states that "this appears to be his only contact with them. An extensive search of census records and registers of performing artists has failed to locate them." We have found a reference to the Molyneux sisters in the July 5, 1875 issue of The Musical World, reporting a piano recital they performed at the Beethoven Rooms on May 27, 1875. The September 25, 1875 issue of The Musical World reports another concert by the sisters at the Royal Aquarium in Brighton. Although one of Carroll's maternal great grandmothers was Jane Molyneux, there is no evidence that he was related to the sisters. INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Red Cloth Covered Boards. Bookseller Inventory # 031803

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Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge, pseud. Lewis Carroll].

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Item Description: London: MacMillan and Company, 1866-1872. 2 vols., 8vo, AAIW: [xii], [1]-192 pp. With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel including frontispiece. [Together with: TTLG] [xii], [1]-224, [4]pp. Fifty illustrations by John Tenniel including frontispiece. With one page of publisher's advertisements. With the original cloth bindings bound in at the end of both vols. Full dark blue-black morocco, covers decorated with gilt designs, backstrips richly gilt, gilt edges, invisibly rehinged, internally very clean, and both volumes well preserved in matching blue cloth cases. The Jennie Crocker Henderson copies with her bookplate in each volume. First published edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. First edition first issue of Through the Looking-Glass. Famously, the first edition of 2,000 copies was recalled by Dodgson, due to what he (or Tenniel) felt to be the unsatisfactory printing of Tenniel's illustrations, and was never offered for public sale. For this new edition the book was entirely reset by Richard Clay and was published in November 1865 (though dated the following year). It is this version which formed the basis for all future Macmillan editions. This copy was last sold in 1971 by John Howell-Books to the present consignor. Loker, Grolier Children's 100, 35. Bookseller Inventory # 106798

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Carroll,Lewis

Published by Random House, New York, U.S.A. (1946)

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Item Description: Random House, New York, U.S.A., 1946. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dustjacket. Special Edition 1946 stated. 8 1/4" x 5 ". Both volumes in box; po signature top first blank page; This edition of both books were designed by George Salter and the John Tenniel illustrations from the original editions were coloured in the manner of the period by Fritz Kredel. Bookseller Inventory # 014700

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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. A very attractive pair. 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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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the: Carroll, Lewis; John

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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DODGSON, Charles L. (LEWIS CARROLL)

Published by Limited Editions Club 1932 & 1935, New York (1932)

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Item Description: Limited Editions Club 1932 & 1935, New York, 1932. Hardcover. John Tenniel (illustrator). Two volumes in original full blue morocco and original full red morocco leather bindings with heavy gilt decorations. Each is copy #509 of 1500 copies with the original John Tenniel illustrations and with typography and binding by Frederick Warde who has SIGNED the first volume. Each copy is additionally SIGNED by Alice Hargreaves, "the original Alice." Only about 500 copies of the first title and about 1000 of the second were signed by her a few years before her death. Alice refused to sign other editions of this famous book in her lifetime, written by Carroll for her when she was young Alice Liddell, but she was convinced with the help of monetary compensation at an advanced age to sign these copies. Monthly Letter for ALICE'S ADVENTURES laid in. Many have praised these books, but perhaps novelist Sir Walter Besant's remark on ALICE IN WONDERLAND is the most insightful: "It admits us into a state of being which, until it was written, was not only unexplored but undiscovered." Very mild sunning to the spine of the Wonderland book. Fine, bright copies in Fine slipcases. Exceptional condition. Bookseller Inventory # 017613

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CARROLL, LEWIS

Published by Limited Editions Club, New York (1932)

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Item Description: Limited Editions Club, New York, 1932. Leather. Book Condition: Near Fine. John Tenniel (illustrator). 1932; 1935. Both volumes signed by Alice Hargreaves. Alice's Adventures In Wonderland also signed by designer Frederic Warde. One volume bound in full red morocco, the other in blue calf, decorated in gilt with gilt lettering. All edges gilt. Limited to 1500 copies, one being no. 741, the other no. 1331. Clean and unworn copies in slightly age-toned slipcases. A fine set. With illustrations by John Tenniel. Size: 8vo. Signed. Bookseller Inventory # 23464

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CARROLL, LEWIS

Published by Limited Editions Club, New York (1935)

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Item Description: Limited Editions Club, New York, 1935. Hard Cover. Both volumes are #62 of 1500 copies. Both volumes are signed by Alice Hargreaves - the original Alice. Vol. 1 also signed by Frederick Warde. Both bound in full morocco with gilt design. FINE BOOKS IN FINE SLIPCASES. "Through" has the original glassine wrapper in near-fine condition with light edge wear, quite scarce to find on either volume. Illustrated by John Tenniel. Typography and Binding by Frederick Warde. Bookseller Inventory # 22816

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Carroll, Lewis. (DODGSON, CHARLES L.)

Published by Limited Editions Club., N Y (1932)

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Item Description: Limited Editions Club., N Y, 1932. Full-Leather. Book Condition: Fine. Tenniel, John (illustrator). First Thus. Limited. TWO VOLUMES BOTH SIGNED BY 'ALICE'. Nos. 530 of 1500 cc. Alice in Wonderland signed by the typographer & binder Frederic Warde in the colophon & signed Alice Hargreaves (the original "Alice") on a blank sheet bound in,.Through the Looking Glass, signed in the colophon Alice Hargreaves.Alice bound in red calf; Looking Glass in deep blue calf. elaborate gilt designs on sides and spines, all edges gilt. BOTH BOOKS ARE FINE.Each housed in a matching slipcase. The blue slipcase is faded on the spine and margins and the corners are lightly rubbed, Very Good. The red case is Near Fine.This set is accompanied with copies of 2 letters by Alice Hargreaves son, Captain C.L. Hargreaves. 1) ,April 3 1932 of 29 lines discussing the proposals for signing these books. 2) March 5 1934 of 28 lines laying out the conditions for signing the books and agreeing to the terms. . Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed. Limited Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 20090

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" & "Through the: Carroll, Lewis

Carroll, Lewis

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Item Description: Limited Editions Club, Mt. Vernon. 1932, 1935, 1st thus. () Near fine. xi,(3),182,(3);xii,(8),211,(4). Octavo. 2 volumes. Both copies are #248 of 1500 copies. 'Adventures' in original red leather and "Looking-Glass" in blue leather, both with bright gilt decorative stamped binding on cover boards, and pictorial gilt vignettes on spine. Light spotting on gilt. Top right corner of 'Adventures' cover board slightly bumped. Very light rubbing from general use on leather. All leaf edges gilt, with top edges slightly faded. Light browning on endpapers and free endpapers. Text block clean and in fine condition. A highly sought after and scarce set. The first volume has the signature on a tipped in leaf after the half title and is signed on the limitation page of the second title. Illustrations within text by the famed John Tenniel. A beautifully handsome set for both the serious collector as well as the whimsical inner-child. Only about 500 copies of the first title and about 1000 of the second were signed by her a few years before her death, November 16th, 1934. Alice resisted signing other editions of the famous books in her lifetime. She was convinced with the help of monetary compensation at an advanced age to sign the LEC editions and the signed leaf was inserted in the Alice as an after thought. Lacking the cheaply produced cardboard slip cases. Bookseller Inventory # 140249

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Carroll, Lewis (1832-1898). Holiday, Henry (1839-1927) [ill.]

Published by London : Macmillan and Co. (1876)

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Item Description: London : Macmillan and Co., 1876. 1st edition, 1st issue. Bookplate of Laura Joseph. Finely bound in full, contemporary aniline calf. Raised bands with contrasting gilt-blocked labels. Inner gilt dentelles. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy.; 8vo 8 - 9 tall; 83 pages; Final page of publisher's advertisements. Physical desc.: xi, [3], [3]-83 p. : ill. ; 18.2 cm. Summary: Lewis Carroll's celebrated nonsense poem, describing the strange voyage of the Bellman and his crew, and their attempt to track down a Snark. Subject: Children's poetry, English. Juvenile literature - English - 19th century. 1 Kg. 83 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 181576

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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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Lewis Carroll; John Tenniel [Illustrator]

Published by The Limited Editions Club (1932)

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Item Description: The Limited Editions Club, 1932. Leather Bound. Book Condition: Used: Very Good. Limited Edition. Two-volume matching set, leather-bound, in slipcases. Numbered, limited editions, both signed by Alice Hargreaves (the original Alice). "Through the Looking-Glass" (#993 of 1,500 copies) is in very good condition. Clean, unmarked, tightly bound. Slight exterior shelf-wear, slight spotting to page-edge gilt. Its slipcase is very good, lightly worn, slightly darkened along the spine. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (#1,229 of 1,500 copies) is in very good condition. Clean, unmarked, tightly bound, with light exterior wear, & very faint wear to the page-edge gilt. It has some tearing to the leather at the bottom of the spine. Its slipcase is good: intact but with more darkening, soiling from handling. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is also signed by Frederick Warde, who designed the typography and binding. Rare. Photos available. Signed. Bookseller Inventory # ALice

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Carroll, Lewis (1832-1898). Holiday, Henry (1839-1927) [ill.]

Published by London : Macmillan and Co. (1876)

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Item Description: London : Macmillan and Co., 1876. 1st edition, 1st issue. Bookplate of Laura Joseph. Finely bound in full, contemporary aniline calf. Raised bands with contrasting gilt-blocked labels. Inner gilt dentelles. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 83 pages; Final page of publisher's advertisements. Physical desc.: xi, [3], [3]-83 p. : ill. ; 18.2 cm. Summary: Lewis Carroll's celebrated nonsense poem, describing the strange voyage of the Bellman and his crew, and their attempt to track down a Snark. Subject: Children's poetry, English. Juvenile literature - English - 19th century. 83 pp. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 181576. 1 Kg. Bookseller Inventory # 181576

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland; Through the Looking-Glass: Carroll, Lewis

Carroll, Lewis

Published by Macmillan and Co., London (1873)

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Item Description: Macmillan and Co., London, 1873. Full Morocco. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Tenniel, John (illustrator). Reprint. 12mo. Three volumes - 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland', [8], 192pp, (1875); 'Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There', [12], 224pp, [4], (1873) and 'Rhyme? And Reason?', xii, 214pp, [10],(1897). Recently rebound in uniform full morocco by Temple Bookbinders, raised bands, spines in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, author to fourth, bands bordered with gilt single rule, covers with gilt single fillet border, the two Alice books with central gilt device to upper and lower covers, gilt rules to inner dentelles, a.e.g. Externally fine, internally some very light browning / foxing, previous owners name to half-titles, but generally quite bright and clean. Now all housed in a velvet lined cloth slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 000161

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ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (WITH) THROUGH THE: Carroll, Lewis

Carroll, Lewis

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Item Description: Macmillan, London, 1872. Leather. Book Condition: Very Nearly Fine. John Tenniel (illustrator). Early Editions. Two volumes in slipcase. ALICE'S ADVENTURES is dated 1871 on the title page and spine, "26th thousand." THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, dated 1872 on title page and spine, "13th thousand." So very early editions. Both have been rebound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, London, in polished red calf with all edges gilt, gilt borders and dentelles, and gilt decorations on both covers (front and back) and spines. Five raised bands. Decorations consist of "queen" on "Looking Glass," and Alice holding a piglet wearing a bonnet on "Wonderland." Spines each have four small gilt decorations, in borders, and the author and title in separate green leather compartments. A truly beautiful set. The original covers have been preserved and bound in at the backs. Endpapers are patterned paper, with the slipcase being covered with the same paper. Both volumes are in fantastic condition, very nearly fine, inside and out. Even the original covers are near fine. The slipcase is slightly worn at the edges. Bookseller Inventory # 000418

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Carroll (Lewis)

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Item Description: Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Two volumes: Volume One with forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel. Pp. 202(last colophon), frontispiece plus text illustrations; Volume Two with fifty illustrations by John Tenniel. Pp. xii+230(last blank), frontispiece plus text illustrations; both f'cap. 8vo; handsomely rebound by Riviere & Son in matching full crimson calf, the spines decorated in gilt compartments between 5 raised bands, with gilt lettered contrasting brown & green titling pieces, boards with double gilt rule border, corner decorations and gilt edges, gilt vignettes based on the Tenniel illustrations at centre of upper boards (the White Rabbit on Volume I, and the Red Queen on Volume II); a.e.g.; marbled endpapers, dentelles decorated in gilt; housed within a double compartmented marbled papered slipcase, edges lightly worn; binder's stamp on verso of upper free endpapers; Macmillan, London, 1931. Miniature edition, reprinted. Bookseller Inventory # 127360

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ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND / THROUGH THE: Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll

Published by MACMILLAN, LONDON (1929)

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Item Description: MACMILLAN, LONDON, 1929. Marocchino rosso. Book Condition: in ottime condizioni. JOHN TENNIEL (illustrator). Volumi in-12° 155x110 mm., legatura artistica in pieno marocchino rosso con dorso a cinque nervi con ricchi fregi e titoli in oro, piatti con cornici in oro e figure in oro ai piatti anteriori, tagli dorati e dentelle in oro, ex-libris ai contropiatti, pp. XII-230 + XII-202, 42 + 50 illustrazioni in nero di John Tenniel. Ottimo stato di conservazione con minimi difetti. Meravigliosa coppia di volumi, legatura artistica in piena pelle rossa con ricchi fregi al dorso e figure del "Bianconiglio" e della "Red Queen" impresse in oro ai piatti. Bookseller Inventory # 000345

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Carroll, Lewis

Published by Macmillan & Co. (1872)

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Item Description: Macmillan & Co., 1872. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. Special Edition. We're hereby presenting a superb collectors' edition of the fabled childrens' classics: 'Alice in Wonderland (thirty~ninth thousand ed) & Through the Looking Glass' (thirty~second thousand ed)~ This handsome set was custom bound by the royal~warrant holder, Riviere & Sons made in England in a rich burgundy morocco leather replete with hand~tooled gilt edging & marbled ffep~ Furthermore, the original decorative boards and spine striping have been laid~in the rear pages~ A lovely biblio rarity indeed thus a most suitable addition to your connoisseur's library all the more coveted with the new Tim Burton film release~ Cheers!. Bookseller Inventory # Tcc#168

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CARROLL, Lewis. [DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge.]

Published by London : Macmillan and Co. (1925)

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Item Description: London : Macmillan and Co., 1925. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 2 vols. with illustrations by John Tenniel. Bound in full tan polished calf by Riviere; all edges gilt, raised bands, gilt panels, covers decorated with The Queen and Rabbit in gilt. In a marbled-paper covered slipcase; the slip case shows light wear and a crack to the upper right edge . Fine copies. Bookseller Inventory # WL-102

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland [and] Through the: Carroll, Lewis; Barry

Carroll, Lewis; Barry Moser

Published by Berkeley: University of California Press (1982)

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Item Description: Berkeley: University of California Press, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. 1st Edition. Two volumes, folio, bound in red cloth with marbled endpapers, with "Alice" embossed in red metallic letters on upper cover; enclosed in a publisher’s slipcase. Deluxe trade edition of "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland," illustrated by Barry Moser with wood engravings in text and full-page plates. Preface and notes by James R. Kincaid, text edited by Selwyn H. Goodacre; along with an extra engraving of “The Mad Hatter” (not included in the Pennyroyal edition), signed by Moser; a letterpress broadside announcement; and a page proof (16 x 14 inches) of “Alice” (page 131). [Together with] "Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice found There" (Berkeley: University of California Press 1983). Folio, bound in blue cloth with illustrated endpapers; pictorial dust jacket. Deluxe trade edition, illustrated by Moser with wood engravings in text and full-page plates. Preface and notes by Kincaid, text edited by Goodacre. This copy additionally signed by Moser; along with a letterpress broadside announcement and five original pen and ink sketches (5 x 8 inches) of “Tweedledum” and “Tweedledee” (pages 36 and 37), “The White King” (page 72), and “The Unicorn” and “The Lion” (pages 74 and 75). A unique archive. Shipping extra. Signed by Illustrator(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-5826160491

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ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND and THROUGH THE: LEWIS CARROLL

LEWIS CARROLL

Published by MACMILLAN & CO., NY (1881)

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Item Description: MACMILLAN & CO., NY, 1881. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. TITLE: ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND By LEWIS CARROLL 1881 and THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE AUTHOR: LEWIS CARROLL PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: MACMILLAN & CO., LONDON and NY (found in THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE 1881 FIFTIETH THOUSAND) EDITION: Reprint Edition with 'NEW EDITION' on the title page ISBN: NONE CATEGORY: Children, Rare, Classic BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: RED SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 192, 224 plus ad pages. CONDITION: The outside of book is in rough condition; there is some staining to the back board (see photo); the spine has some cracking, fraying, discolor, and chips; the edges have rubs. The back brown endpaper is missing. There is an old style name written in ink on the second front free endpaper. Book is without other marks or writings, pages are clean and book is tight and sturdy. Fair+ (for age)/None dust jacket condition as issued. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: WITH FORTY-TWO ILLUSTRATIONS By JOHN TENNIEL. NEW EDITION. With gilt edges. ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND and THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE (both in this volume)! Can't seem to find any other 1881 copies of the two bound together by Macmillan in London and New York!!!! THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE has with Fifty Illustrations by JOHN TENNIEL and Fiftieth Thousand (London & New York Macmillan 1881) COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, book(s) will ship immediately to customer (it's on the way), you are welcome to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 008819. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 008819

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CARROLL,LEWIS

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Item Description: CARROLL,LEWIS. (PEAKE) ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND AND THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS. Stockholm / London: Continental Book Co. Zephyr Books (1946). 12mo (4 3/4 x 7 1/4"), pictorial wraps, 347p., [2] plus Contents page. Fine condition in dust wrapper that is slightly frayed at top of spine. First edition in English of the MERVYN PEAKE Alice, illustrated by him with 66 full and partial page black and whites. Peake's version was not published in London until 1954 (using 65 of the 66 illustrations with several redrawn or altered). Rare. Bookseller Inventory # 29944

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1899 ALICE in WONDERLAND & THROUGH the: CARROLL, LEWIS

CARROLL, LEWIS

Published by Mansfield and Wessels, New York (1899)

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Item Description: Mansfield and Wessels, New York, 1899. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good ++. Blanche McManus (illustrator). 1st Edition. RARE FIRST EDITIONS, MANSFIELD & WESSELS -- TRUE FIRST PRINTINGS !! >>>>ONLY PRINTING, ALL BLANCHE McMANUS COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS! RARE FIRST EDITIONS, MANSFIELD & WESSELS -- RARE FIRST & ONLY PRINTINGS !! Yes, they are the ONLY PRINTING done in the Original Grey Cloth & Published by Mansfield & Wessels. The Second Printing (Edition) in 1900 was done in Mustard Cloth with Identical Illustrations on both book covers, unlike this First Set with Different Illustrations on the 2. Also, The Copyright was 1900 by Wessels only! There are a number of reasons why, including Wessels taking the Company late in 1899 & an error in the contents listing that needed clarification (Number of Color Plates in "LOOKING GLASS" Was Stated as 12 --IN ERROR! Publication was stopped after this printing, and the Company was taken over by Wessels who did publish it again in early 1900, but in the different Color Cloth, New Cover Designs, & CORRECTION of PLATE LISTING ERROR! That error was in "Through the Looking Glass" which had the specific error in which the number of Color Plates it was published with was Copyright 1899 by Mansfield & Wessels, Both in Very Good - Near Fine Condition. Mansfield & Wessels (New York) published the First Issues of Lewis Carroll's two classic tales to be fully illustrated by an artist other than Tenniel. Fortunately, they chose the incomparable Blanche McManus!! Similar Front Color Embossed Illustrations over Original Grey Cloth with Gilt Titles and yellow/blue/red characters, each title having a different character layout. __________________________________________________________________ NOTE: The question to ask when you view this and the Companion 1900 listing is this: Why were 2 Printings/Varieties, and only 2, done within 1 year of each other. That may seem silly to ask - of course publishers made many impressions of books over years. But that is not the case here. There were only these two (not counting the compendiums done later)! Other than the interpersonal complications of Wessels and McManus being Married at the time, There were two basic publication reasons: 1. The Original 1899 "Looking Glass" had a publisher's error -- specifically, the number of Color Plates it was published with was listed as 12 in the title page. But there were ONLY 10.Never any more! Dealers invariably mislabel their books as "missing" 2 Color Plates in the "Looking Glass". Now, if they view my listings, they will know the error -- an I will have given up a trade secret!! The 1899 clearly states Twelve (12); and the 1900 CORRECTS The Error, Clearly stating Ten (10)! It wasn't because they decided to remove only the so called "last two" Color Plates, and only those two, from the Second Printing. It clearly corrected the Original error that the turn-of the-century dealers and buyers must have vehemently brought to the Publisher's attention!! Their "Looking Glass" books were "missing" the last 2 Color Plates, as listed! Needless to say, in order to not lose credibility, they needed to IMMEDIATELY correct the problem. THUS THE SECOND PRINTING/EDITION/VERSION (You choose the term) was born. 2. The second problem (and I don't claim to know the reasons) was that Wessels took over the publication from Mansfield at the same time!! So what to do?? Wessels could not simply publish the same exact book with the one correction of the number of Plates in one of the two books.He did not own the Dual copyright; and, even if he could use the very same books with only a corrected Title page, Dealers and buyers might be confused by both changes - the number of Plates listed, and the Publisher's name. Thus, the Changed Cover Cloth from Gray to Dark Yellow was born! And, to further eliminate any confusion over the number 12, THEY REPLACED THE NUMBER IN THE 1900 ALICE WITH "MANY" (There are still ALL 12)! _____________________________. Bookseller Inventory # 000367

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Classic Startsâ„¢: Alice in Wonderland & Through: Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll

Published by Sterling (March 3, 2009) (2009)

ISBN 10: 1402754221 ISBN 13: 9781402754227

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Item Description: Sterling (March 3, 2009), 2009. Hardcover. This is a new book. Extremely fast shipping and reliable service. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding the listing. Bookseller Inventory # 1402754221

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Carroll, Lewis [RUSSIAN]

Published by Izdatel'stvo literatury na inostrannykh iazykakh, Sofia [BUL] (1967)

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Item Description: Izdatel'stvo literatury na inostrannykh iazykakh, Sofia [BUL], 1967. First Russian edition. 225pp. Quarto [26 cm] 1/4 white cloth over blue illustrated boards. Very good/Very good. Translated into Russian and foreword by Nina Demurova. Illustrated by Peter Chuklev (1936-) a Bulgarian artist, who illustrated the Bulgarian edition of 'The Hobbit (1975). This is the first Russian edition of both novels in one book. Uncommon. Bookseller Inventory # 45358

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CARROLL, Lewis

Published by MacMillan and Co., Limited (1927)

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Item Description: MacMillan and Co., Limited, 1927. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. Reprint of the 1921 edition. 8vo. Full contemporary blue calf by Riviere; the uppercover with gilt rabbit device; the back cover with gilt queen standing figure; edges gilt. No signatures or bookplates. Fine. 300 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 308009

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ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. --- & ---: CARROLL. LEWIS. ---

CARROLL. LEWIS. --- TENNIEL. JOHN. Illustrates.

Published by Macmillan and Co. London/ St Martin's Press. New York. 1965 & 67 (1965)

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Item Description: Macmillan and Co. London/ St Martin's Press. New York. 1965 & 67, 1965. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Two volumes bound into one. Octavo.(7.1 x 5 inches). Illustrated throughout with 42 (Alice) and 50 (Looking Glass) line drawings by Tenniel. Both are fine, clean copies bound in a fine, attractive leather binding by Bayntun of Bath. Full red polished calf. Spine with five raised bands, each with gilt decoration. Compartments ruled and decorated in gilt. Blue and green labels, ruled and lettered in gilt. Double gilt ruled border on boards. Gilt stamped March Hare and Queen to the centre of boards. Gilt inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. A wonderful copy. Bookseller Inventory # 9606

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. With forty-two illustrations: Carroll, Lewis (
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Item Description: Macmillan, London, 1950. Mit 4 n.n. Blättern, 177 Seiten, 1 Blatt. Mit 1 Frontispiz und 41 schwarz-weißen Illustrationen; ( angebunden: Derselbe: *Through the looking glass.* mit 4 n.n. Blätter, 207 Seiten, 2 n.n. Blätter. Mit 1 Frontispiz und 49 schwarz-weißen Illustrationen. Im roten Original-Ganzledereinband mit Goldfileten sowie goldgeprägten Einbanddeckeln und umlaufendem Goldschnitt, 8° ( 18 x 12,5 cm ). ( wohl ein wenn auch nicht signierter Buchbinder-Meistereinband ). Der schöne Einband etwas fleckig und gering berieben ( der Vorderdeckel oben etwas fleckig, der schmale Einbandrücken zum Vorderdeckel hin leicht angeplatzt. Innen auf dem vorderen Buchspiegel ein montierter Schulpreiszettel *Saint Martin`s School Solihull - Chemistry Prize presented by Mr. + Mrs. Tucker, awarded to Homa Noshirvani 1951*, auf dem Vorsatz 2 alte Besitzvermerke, wenige Seiten gering eselsohrig, sonst guter Zustand. ( Gewicht 600 Gramm ). / Full leather-ediiton in red, richly gilt. two volumes beautifully bound in one in full red polished calf leather with a large gilt rabbit on the front cover and a gilt queen on the rear cover, dual gilt-ruled borders, gilt dentelles, and a gilt-decorated spine. Both titles with the original illustrations by John Tenniel.Formerly a school-price of the St. Martin`s School Solihull. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available // additional pics on request ). Bookseller Inventory # 13271

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