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126173
CARROLL, Lewis.

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There....

With fifty illustrations by John Tenniel.

Availability: In stock

Published: London Macmillan and Co., 1872

Stock Code: 126173

£2,000
OR On display in 100 Fulham Road

Notes

First edition. Through the Looking-Glass was published for the Christmas market and bears the following year's date in its imprint. It was actually published in December 1871, in an edition of 9,000 copies.

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Description

Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, triple rule border and central vignettes in gilt to covers, black-coated endpapers, gilt edges. Housed in a custom quarter red morocco solander box with marbled sides.

Illustrations

Illustrated frontispiece with tissue guard, illustrations in the text.

Condition

Bookseller's ticket and bookplate to front pastedown, contemporary gift inscription to verso front free endpaper, binder's ticket to rear pastedown. Spine a little faded, spine ends bumped and slightly frayed, a few small marks to covers but otherwise bright, cloth superficially split at joints, a couple of tips a little worn, rear hinge cracked but holding, text block sound, evidence of removal of labels to pastedowns, contents clean and fresh with just a little fingermarking. A very good, unrepaired copy.

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