Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. London: [Richard Clay for] Macmillan, 1866. 8o. With 42 illustrations by John Tenniel. Original red cloth, gilt-stamped, spine gilt-lettered, g.e., Burn & Co. binder's ticket at rear inside cover (covers darkened and with some dust soiling); housed with the Looking-Glass in a quarter-morocco slipcase. Provenance: "From the Publisher" (inscription on recto of frontispiece). Second Edition (i.e. First Authorized Edition) and First Published English Edition, in the earliest state with pale blue endpapers (rather than the more usual dark green), with inverted "S" in the last line of Contents page. This new edition formed the basis for all future Macmillan editions. PMM 354 (note). -- Through the Looking-Glass, and what Alice found there. London: Macmillan, 1872. 8o. With 50 illustrations by John Tenniel. Original red cloth, gilt-stamped, spine gilt-lettered, g.e., Burn & Co. binder's ticket at rear inside cover (light darkening and dust soiling to covers); housed with Alice in quarter-morocco slipcase. FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE with the misprint "wade" for "wabe" in the second line of the poem "Jabberwocky" on page 21; with the foliation for both pages 95 and 98 (no priority known). (2) " /> DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll"). <I>Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.</I> London: [Richard Clay for] Macmillan, 1866. 8<V>o. With 42 illustrations by John Tenniel. Original red cloth, gilt-stamped, spine gilt-lettered, g.e., Burn & Co. binder's ticket at rear inside cover (covers darkened and with some dust soiling); housed with the <I>Looking-Glass</I> in a quarter-morocco slipcase. <I>Provenance</I>: "From the Publisher" (inscription on recto of frontispiece). Second Edition (i.e. First Authorized Edition) and First Published English Edition, in the earliest state with pale blue endpapers (rather than the more usual dark green), with inverted "S" in the last line of Contents page. This new edition formed the basis for all future Macmillan editions. PMM 354 (note). -- <I>Through the Looking-Glass, and what Alice found there.</I> London: Macmillan, 1872. 8<V>o. With 50 illustrations by John Tenniel. Original red cloth, gilt-stamped, spine gilt-lettered, g.e., Burn & Co. binder's ticket at rear inside cover (light darkening and dust soiling to covers); housed with <I>Alice</I> in quarter-morocco slipcase. FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE with the misprint "wade" for "wabe" in the second line of the poem "Jabberwocky" on page 21; with the foliation for both pages 95 and 98 (no priority known). (2) | Christie's
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    DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll"). Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. London: [Richard Clay for] Macmillan, 1866. 8o. With 42 illustrations by John Tenniel. Original red cloth, gilt-stamped, spine gilt-lettered, g.e., Burn & Co. binder's ticket at rear inside cover (covers darkened and with some dust soiling); housed with the Looking-Glass in a quarter-morocco slipcase. Provenance: "From the Publisher" (inscription on recto of frontispiece). Second Edition (i.e. First Authorized Edition) and First Published English Edition, in the earliest state with pale blue endpapers (rather than the more usual dark green), with inverted "S" in the last line of Contents page. This new edition formed the basis for all future Macmillan editions. PMM 354 (note). -- Through the Looking-Glass, and what Alice found there. London: Macmillan, 1872. 8o. With 50 illustrations by John Tenniel. Original red cloth, gilt-stamped, spine gilt-lettered, g.e., Burn & Co. binder's ticket at rear inside cover (light darkening and dust soiling to covers); housed with Alice in quarter-morocco slipcase. FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE with the misprint "wade" for "wabe" in the second line of the poem "Jabberwocky" on page 21; with the foliation for both pages 95 and 98 (no priority known). (2)

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    DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll"). Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. London: [Richard Clay for] Macmillan, 1866. 8o. With 42 illustrations by John Tenniel. Original red cloth, gilt-stamped, spine gilt-lettered, g.e., Burn & Co. binder's ticket at rear inside cover (covers darkened and with some dust soiling); housed with the Looking-Glass in a quarter-morocco slipcase. Provenance: "From the Publisher" (inscription on recto of frontispiece). Second Edition (i.e. First Authorized Edition) and First Published English Edition, in the earliest state with pale blue endpapers (rather than the more usual dark green), with inverted "S" in the last line of Contents page. This new edition formed the basis for all future Macmillan editions. PMM 354 (note). -- Through the Looking-Glass, and what Alice found there. London: Macmillan, 1872. 8o. With 50 illustrations by John Tenniel. Original red cloth, gilt-stamped, spine gilt-lettered, g.e., Burn & Co. binder's ticket at rear inside cover (light darkening and dust soiling to covers); housed with Alice in quarter-morocco slipcase. FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE with the misprint "wade" for "wabe" in the second line of the poem "Jabberwocky" on page 21; with the foliation for both pages 95 and 98 (no priority known). (2)


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