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6 June 2006
DODGSON, Charles ('Lewis Carroll'). Le Avventure d'Alice nel Paese delle Meraviglie, translated by T. Pietrocòla-Rossetti. London: R. Clay, Son, and Taylor for Macmillan, 1872. 8° (185 x 125mm). 42 illustrations after Tenniel. Original red cloth gilt, gilt-lettered, top edge gilt (spine very faintly and evenly sunned).
FIRST ITALIAN EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, A FINE COPY in the publisher's remainder binding with the border blind-ruled rather than gilt. In this edition, unlike other foreign language editions, the tickets on the Hatter's hat, and the 'drink me' label, have been translated. Williams, Madan, Green and Crutch 85.
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