The Nursery Alice.London: Macmillan and Co., 1890 Stock Code: 114487
With a note inscribed by the authorSecond edition (the first published in the UK), first issue. With a note inscribed by Dodgson, cut from a form and tipped-in to the half-title: "May, 1890. Charles L. Dodgson. Ch. Ch., Oxford." The most notable alteration between the first and second editions is the printing of the sheets on white rather than toned paper and the change to the illustration of Alice and the Cheshire Cat on p. 34, removing Alice's profile. The first issue has "Price four shillings" above the imprint.
Tall octavo. Original white cloth-backed white glazed pictorial boards designed by E. Gertrude Thomson, title to front cover red and black.
Colour frontispiece with tissue-guard, 19 colour illustrations after John Tenniel.
Boards soiled and scratched, tips worn, some finger-marking to contents. A very good copy.
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