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DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll"). Through the Looking-Glass, and what Alice found there. London: Macmillan, 1872.
DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll"). Through the Looking-Glass, and what Alice found there. London: Macmillan, 1872.

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DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll"). Through the Looking-Glass, and what Alice found there. London: Macmillan, 1872.

8o (183 x 126 mm). 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 (covers a trifle soiled, extremities a little rubbed, endpaper cracking at front inner hinge).

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). WITH THE EXCEEDINGLY RARE FORM OF INSCRIPTION BY DODGSON USING BOTH HIS PSEUDONYM AND HIS REAL NAME on the half-title in his customary purple ink: "'Lewis Carroll,' alias Charles Lutwidge Dodson. Christmas, 1871" (see note to lot 3). Tipped to blank recto of rear advertisement leaf is the leaflet To All Child-Readers of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," [Oxford, 1871], 24o, 4pp., probably enclosed in early copies of the Looking-Glass and the 1872 edition of Alice. Williams-Madan-Green-Crutch 84 and 82 (the leaflet).
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