Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. West Hatfield, Mass.: Pennyroyal Press, 1982." />
New York, Park Avenue
9 December 1998
[MOSER, Barry, illustrator]. Charles Lutwidge DODGSON, ("Lewis Carroll"). Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. West Hatfield, Mass.: Pennyroyal Press, 1982.
2o (418 x 271 mm). Calligraphic title (printed in red) and initial letter "A" of chapter one designed by G.G. Laurens, the initial engraved and hand-colored by Moser, marginal notes and chapter headings printed in red and blue (a few printed in gold); 74 wood-engraved illustrations (some double-page) drawn and engraved by Barry Moser; with an extra suite of the engravings signed in pencil by Moser. Full purple morocco, covers with gilt-ruled border surrounding central gilt key design, spine gilt-lettered; housed together in morocco-backed cloth folding case.
LIMITED EDITION, number 26 of 30 patron copies, specially bound in full morocco and with: AN ORIGINAL PENCIL DRAWING OF THE DODO SIGNED BY MOSER on the colophon, AN ORIGINAL PENCIL DRAWING OF THE DORMOUSE SIGNED BY MOSER on front flyleaf, and THREE ORIGINAL FULL-SHEET INK DRAWINGS SIGNED BY MOSER FOR ILLUSTRATIONS USED IN THIS EDITION laid-in. The original ink drawings are: "Alice and her sister sitting on the bank of the river," "The White Rabbit," and "The Mad Hatter."
[Laid-in:] An additional wood-engraving of The Mad Hatter, signed in pencil by Barry Moser, prepared for the deluxe trade edition published by the University of California (Los Angeles) Press.
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