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'CARROLL, Lewis' [i.e. Charles Lutwidge DODGSON (1832-1898)] and Marie LAURENCIN (1883-1956, artist). Alice in Wonderland. Paris: Roger Lescaret for The Black Sun Press, 1930.
Oblong 4° (245 x 290mm). Title and text printed in red and black. Lithographic frontispiece and 5 plates by and after Laurencin, printed in colours by Desjobert. Original printed wrappers, glassine dustwrapper, chemise and silver paper edged slipcase (dustwrapper lightly chipped at edges, chemise and slipcase lightly worn at edges).
FIRST EDITION ILLUSTRATED BY LAURENCIN, LIMITED TO 790 COPIES, THIS NO. 270 OF 300 COPIES ON RIVES PAPER FOR EUROPE. Loosely inserted is a prospectus for the work on an oblong 4° bifolium, printed in red and black and illustrated with an image after Laurencin. Minkoff A39; Published in Paris p.409.
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