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Through the Looking-Glass by  Lewis Carroll - Signed First Edition - 1872 - from The Title Page ABAA (SKU: WN3161)

Through the Looking-Glass

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Through the Looking-Glass

by Carroll, Lewis

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Very Good/No Jacket
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About This Item

London: Macmillan, 1872. A beautiful crushed red morocco signed binding over marbled paper and matching end papers by Zaennsdorf. Spine gilt on leather within 5 raised bands; title and author in panels 2 and 3 with date 1872 at tail. Some slight bumping of corners. AEG. On p. 21, 3 up "wade" instead of "wabe". . First Edition, First Printing. Three Quarter Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by John Tenniel. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade.

Synopsis

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871) is a work of children's literature by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson), generally categorized as literary nonsense. It is the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865).

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Details

book dealer
The Title Page ABAA US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
WN3161
Title
Through the Looking-Glass
Author
Carroll, Lewis
Illustrator
John Tenniel
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Macmillan
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1872
Size
8vo

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Accept returns with satisfactory reason and state of book as mailed.

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The Title Page ABAA

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About The Title Page ABAA

Approximately 60,000 books displayed in our storefront with another 50,000 in an available storage facility. It is a general, out of print, and antiquarian book store. A gem in the heart of Rosemont, we believe in personal service to the customer. We also search for books.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

AEG
All Edges Gilt. Describes a book in which the top, fore edge and bottom of the outside of the pages are decorated with gold... [more]
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]
tail
The heel of the spine.
marbled paper
Decorative colored paper that imitates marble with a veined, mottled, or swirling pattern. Commonly used as the end papers or... [more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [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]
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]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]

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