• Sale 5476

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts

    30 November 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 212

    DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ('Lewis Carroll'). Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. London: Macmillan & Co., 1866. 8° (189 x 126mm). Half-title, 42 illustrations from the woodcuts by Dalziel after John Tenniel. (Occasional light marginal soiling). Modern red morocco gilt by Bayntun, white rabbit stamped in gilt on front cover, inner dentelles, gilt edges (spine very lightly sunned), original cloth bound in at end, preserved together with the above in a cloth slipcase. SECOND (FIRST PUBLISHED) EDITION. The first edition of 2,000 was recalled by Dodgson, following the unsatisfactory printing of Tenniel's illustrations, and was never offered for public sale. Without the inverted 'S' in last line of contents. Williams-Madan-Green-Crutch 46; Lovett Collection 3.

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    DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ('Lewis Carroll'). Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. London: Macmillan & Co., 1866. 8° (189 x 126mm). Half-title, 42 illustrations from the woodcuts by Dalziel after John Tenniel. (Occasional light marginal soiling). Modern red morocco gilt by Bayntun, white rabbit stamped in gilt on front cover, inner dentelles, gilt edges (spine very lightly sunned), original cloth bound in at end, preserved together with the above in a cloth slipcase. SECOND (FIRST PUBLISHED) EDITION. The first edition of 2,000 was recalled by Dodgson, following the unsatisfactory printing of Tenniel's illustrations, and was never offered for public sale. Without the inverted 'S' in last line of contents. Williams-Madan-Green-Crutch 46; Lovett Collection 3.

    DODGSON, C.L. Through the Looking-Glass, and what Alice found there. London: Macmillan & Co., 1872. 8° (179 x 123mm). Half-title, 50 illustrations from the woodcuts by Dalziel after John Tenniel, one-page publisher's advertisement on Q1v. (Occasional light marginal soiling). Bound uniformly with the above in modern red morocco gilt by Bayntun, queen stamped in gilt on front cover (spine very lightly sunned), original cloth bound in at end. FIRST EDITION, with misprint 'wade' on p.21; with the foliation for p.95 and p.98. Williams-Madan-Green-Crutch 84. (2)


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    WORKS BY LEWIS CARROLL