Alice's Adventures Under Ground Being a facsimile of the original ms. book afterwards developed into "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland." London: Richard Clay and Sons for Macmillan, 1886." /> DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll," 1832-1898). <I>Alice's Adventures Under Ground Being a facsimile of the original ms. book afterwards developed into "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland."</I> London: Richard Clay and Sons for Macmillan, 1886. | Christie's
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    DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll," 1832-1898). Alice's Adventures Under Ground Being a facsimile of the original ms. book afterwards developed into "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland." London: Richard Clay and Sons for Macmillan, 1886.

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    DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll," 1832-1898). Alice's Adventures Under Ground Being a facsimile of the original ms. book afterwards developed into "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland." London: Richard Clay and Sons for Macmillan, 1886.

    8o (184 x 125 mm). Original red cloth, gilt-stamped on front cover, spine gilt-lettered, gilt edges (very minor soiling, spine slightly darkened). Provenance: Thomas Tylston Greg (bookplate).

    FIRST EDITION. Williams-Madan-Green-Crutch 194.

    [With:] DODGSON. The Game of Logic. London: Richard Clay and Sons for Macmillan, 1887.

    8o (185 x 126 mm). Wood-engraved diagram frontispiece and numerous diagrams in text; complete with original printed envelope (some minor soiling, a few tears along folds), containing the separate card-diagram, both dated 1887, and nine counters (four pink and five gray). Original red cloth, gilt-stamped on front cover, spine gilt-lettered (some minor soiling). FIRST PUBLISHED EDITION. "This edition, as with Alice's Adventures, [was] dated a year later than the true first edition: it is an entire reprint by Clay and Sons, of E. Baxter's Oxford work, and was speedily made, for the author's own copy reached him on 22 Feb. 1887" (Williams-Madan-Green-Crutch 196). (2)


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