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PETO, Gladys.

Alice in Wonderland Handkerchiefs.

[Ireland;]: [1930] Stock Code: 143383
£1,750.00
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First edition, first printing. Rare: WorldCat locates 3 copies only among international institutional libraries, at University of Southern California, Harvard, and Princeton. The scenes are: The Mad Hatter's Tea Party, The Cheshire Cat and the Duchess, The Queen's Croquet Ground, Old Father William and the Caterpillar, The White Rabbit's House, and The Dodo and the Caucus Race. Each c. 23.5 x 23.2 cm.

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Description

Quarto. Each c. 23.5 x 23.2 cm. Original stapled wrappers with illustration pasted to front cover, titles in dark blue.

Illustrations

Six printed handkerchiefs depicting classic scenes from "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" interleaved between blank pages.

Condition

A couple of small stains and age toning to the wrappers, all handkerchiefs in bright condition.

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