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ALICE IN WONDERLAND. With all the original engravings as drawn by Sir John Tenniel by CARROLL. LEWIS. ; Tenniel. John. Illustrates - Hardcover - from Paul Foster Books (SKU: 9054)

ALICE IN WONDERLAND. With all the original engravings as drawn by Sir John Tenniel

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ALICE IN WONDERLAND. With all the original engravings as drawn by Sir John Tenniel

by CARROLL. LEWIS. ; Tenniel. John. Illustrates

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The Peter Pauper Press. Mount Vernon. New York. ND. c.1960's. Reprint edition. 8vo, (8.6 x 6.1 inches). Illustrated throughout with forty two line engravings by John Tenniel, printed in light brown. Printed in Baskerville type on specially made Canterbury paper. A lovely clean copy finely bound, by Maurin, in contemporary full dark blue morocco. Spine with two raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt, including the March Hare within a floral border. Double ruled gilt border on both boards. Gilt inner dentelles and double ruled borders. Multi coloured floral endpapers. Top edge gilt. A fine copy in an attractive mid twentieth century fine binding.

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Bookseller Inventory #
9054
Title
ALICE IN WONDERLAND. With all the original engravings as drawn by Sir John Tenniel
Author
CARROLL. LEWIS. ; Tenniel. John. Illustrates
Book condition
Used
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Hardcover
Publisher
The Peter Pauper Press. Mount Vernon. New York. ND. c.1960's
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morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
New
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects,...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
nd
no publisher's date given
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
fine binding
An elaborate and decorative binding, example including a leather-bound book with gilt edges, raised blind...[more]
top edge gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]

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