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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland; Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There and Rhyme? And Reason? by  Lewis Carroll - Hardcover - Reprint - 1873 - from Temple Rare Books and Biblio.co.uk

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland; Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There and Rhyme? And Reason?

by Carroll, Lewis

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


London: Macmillan and Co., 1873. Three volumes - 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland', [8], 192pp, (1875); 'Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There', [12], 224pp, [4], (1873) and 'Rhyme? And Reason?', xii, 214pp, [10],(1897). Recently rebound in uniform full morocco by Temple Bookbinders, raised bands, spines in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, author to fourth, bands bordered with gilt single rule, covers with gilt single fillet border, the two Alice books with central gilt device to upper and lower covers, gilt rules to inner dentelles, a.e.g. Externally fine, internally some very light browning / foxing, previous owners name to half-titles, but generally quite bright and clean. Now all housed in a velvet lined cloth slipcase. Reprint. Full Morocco. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Tenniel, John. 12mo.
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