ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. By Lewis Carroll. With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel. Seventy-fifth thousand.
London: Macmillan and Co, 1885. x, 192,  pages. Original red pictorial cloth gilt. Octavo. Tipped in at the rear, after the ad’s, are the separately published ‘Christmas Greetings’, and ‘An Easter Greeting to every child who loves “Alice.”’ Both are early printings, but not first printings, as neither have the ‘Twogood’ watermark. Small water-stain on front panel; spine a dulled and a little faded; two press clippings, concerning Carroll have been stuck to the rear end-papers; their date in unknown but they are before 1898; the rear end-papers have a couple patches of light staining; inscription on endpaper: ‘Alice Throwles [?] A Birthday present from her father 1910.’ A very good copy.
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