Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. London: Macmillan and Co., 1866. 8° (178 x 116mm). Half-title, wood-engraved frontispiece and illustrations by John Tenniel (some light spotting, occasional marginal light finger-soiling). Red morocco gilt by the Chelsea Bindery, green morocco lettering-pieces, double gilt rule on sides, small central illustration of Alice holding a pig on the front and a picture of a Cheshire cat on the rear cover, inner dentelles, gilt edges (new endpapers). | Christie's" /> DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge (1832-98) [i.e. "Lewis CARROLL"]. <I>Alice's Adventures in Wonderland</I>. London: Macmillan and Co., 1866. 8° (178 x 116mm). Half-title, wood-engraved frontispiece and illustrations by John Tenniel (some light spotting, occasional marginal light finger-soiling). Red morocco gilt by the Chelsea Bindery, green morocco lettering-pieces, double gilt rule on sides, small central illustration of Alice holding a pig on the front and a picture of a Cheshire cat on the rear cover, inner dentelles, gilt edges (new endpapers). | Christie's
  • Children's Books, Original Ill auction at Christies

    Sale 5950

    Children's Books, Original Illustrations and Vintage Film Posters

    10 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 4

    DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge (1832-98) [i.e. "Lewis CARROLL"]. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. London: Macmillan and Co., 1866. 8° (178 x 116mm). Half-title, wood-engraved frontispiece and illustrations by John Tenniel (some light spotting, occasional marginal light finger-soiling). Red morocco gilt by the Chelsea Bindery, green morocco lettering-pieces, double gilt rule on sides, small central illustration of Alice holding a pig on the front and a picture of a Cheshire cat on the rear cover, inner dentelles, gilt edges (new endpapers).

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    DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge (1832-98) [i.e. "Lewis CARROLL"]. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. London: Macmillan and Co., 1866. 8° (178 x 116mm). Half-title, wood-engraved frontispiece and illustrations by John Tenniel (some light spotting, occasional marginal light finger-soiling). Red morocco gilt by the Chelsea Bindery, green morocco lettering-pieces, double gilt rule on sides, small central illustration of Alice holding a pig on the front and a picture of a Cheshire cat on the rear cover, inner dentelles, gilt edges (new endpapers).

    Second (first published) edition. Gumuchian 1061; Osborne I, p.335; Williams, Madan, Green 33: "It is uncertain whether it [the edition] comprised two thousand or four thousand copies"; Lovett Collection 3.


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