Through the Looking-Glass, and what Alice found there.London: Macmillan and Co., 1872 Stock Code: 138486
Handsome early morocco bindingFirst edition, first impression, handsomely bound in an early morocco binding in keeping with the original design of the cloth.
Octavo (180 x 121 mm). Late 19th-century red morocco after the design of the original cloth, spine lettered in gilt, gilt centrepieces, triple gilt fillet to covers, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges.
With 50 black and white illustrations by John Tenniel.
Early ownership signature ("Emily Olier") crossed out to half-title. Binder's stamp to front turn-in effaced and illegible. Light rubbing skilfully retouched, spine a little darkened, contents lightly foxed light scratches to title page. A very good copy.
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