Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. London: Macmillan & Co., 1866." />
4 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,250
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll"). Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. London: Macmillan & Co., 1866.
8o (175 x 115 mm). Half-title. Electrotyped frontispiece, and 42 illustrations from the woodcuts by Dalziel after John Tenniel. Modern red calf gilt, gilt edges by Bayntun, original cloth covers and spine bound in at end.
FIRST PUBLISHED (Second English) EDITION, preceded by the American 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. With inverted "S" in the last line of contents page. Williams-Madan-Green-Crutch 46.
DODGSON, C.L. Through the Looking-Glass, and what Alice found there. London: Macmillan & Co., 1872.
8o. Half-title and one-page publisher's advertisement for Dodgson's works on Q1v. Electrotype frontispiece and 50 illustrations (3 full-page), from the woodcuts by Dalziel after John Tenniel. Bound uniformly with above.
FIRST EDITION, second state with the misprint "wade" for "wabe" corrected on p. 21; with the foliation for p. 95 but no foliation for p. 98 (no priority known). Williams-Madan-Green-Crutch 84. (2)
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