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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.

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