Lot 3: Dodgson (Rev. Charles Lutwidge, 'Lewis Carroll').

Dominic Winter Auctions

December 13, 2012, 11:00 AM GMT
Near Cirencester, United Kingdom
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Description: Dodgson (Rev. Charles Lutwidge, 'Lewis Carroll'). Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, 1st ed., Macmillan, 1866, half-title (with contemp. ms. ownership signature dated 1866), frontis. and numerous illusts. by John Tenniel, intermittent light foxing, some neatly repaired edge-tears (and signs of previous gutter tape repairs), armorial bookplate of Paul Latham on front pastedown, hinges repaired, a.e.g., orig. red cloth gilt, rubbed and lightly soiled, with some sl. edge-fraying, neatly rebacked preserving orig. spine, 8vo, together with Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There, 1st ed., Macmillan, 1872, half-title, with 'To all child-readers of 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'' booklet stitched in at gutter, dated Christmas 1871, frontis. and numerous illusts. by John Tenniel, armorial bookplate of Paul Latham on front pastedown, hinges split, early ms. ownership signature on verso of front free endpaper, orig. red cloth gilt, rubbed and lightly soiled, spine repaired and sl. frayed, 8vo, each contained in a cloth folder in red qtr. morocco double bookform slipcase, rubbed, lightly faded spine with raised bands, gilt lettered direct in second and third compartments Williams, Madan, Green 46; 84. (2)
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