Sylvie and Bruno [AND] Sylvie and Bruno Concluded [WITH] laid-in Lewis Carroll advertisement
Two volumes, sold together, both first editions, CONCLUDED sold with dust jacket and laid-in advertisement (see below). Original red cloth, gilt-stamped illustration and border on boards, lettering gilt-stamped on spine, all edges gilt. SYLVIE AND BRUNO a bit rubbed and dust-soiled; bumped at spine tips, corners, and along edges of boards; small, but stubborn, sticker on front board. SYLVIE AND BRUNO CONCLUDED lightly bumped at spine tips and corners; a few small bubbles in the cloth on spine and rear board. Chips and small closed tears along edges of dust jacket; spine torn, mended with tape on the verso; good in mylar. Includes a laid-in advertisement printed for Christmas, 1893, in which Carroll urges readers to send their copies of THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS back to the publishers, in exchange for the next issue. Carroll argues that the pictures in the Sixtieth Thousand issue printed very poorly and that the book was not worth buying. Bookseller Inventory # D4977
Title: Sylvie and Bruno [AND] Sylvie and Bruno ...
Publisher: Macmilland and Co. 1889, 1893, London and New York
Publication Date: 1889
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Edition: First Edition.
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