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1886 Alice in Wonderland Lewis Carroll + 1st ed Looking
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1886 Alice in Wonderland Lewis Carroll + 1st ed Looking Glass Tenniel Illustrated

“If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn't. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn't be. And what it wouldn't be, it would. You see?” – Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll’s landmark masterpiece, ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,’ was first published in 1865. This fascinating fantasy tale of a young girl falling down a rabbit hole, is surely one of the most iconic pieces of literature for all time. It has been adapted into many different versions of film, most notably by Disney in 1951.

This first edition, “Alice in Wonderland”, features forty-two of Tenniel’s bizarre, cartoon illustrations. Tenniel’s illustrations are often considered the best of the ‘Alice’ illustrations. This early printing is scarce and highly desirable!

Item number: #3943

Price: $499

CARROLL, Lewis

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel.

London : Macmillan and Co. 1886. First edition, ‘Eighty Second Thousand’

Details:

•Collation complete with all pages: 2 volumes

o‘Alice’ - [8], 192, [2] First edition, Eighty Second Thousand

Lacking 15, 16, 25-38, 65,66, 77, 78, 115-122pp

o‘Looking Glass’ – 224p 1st ed 12th thousand

•Language: English

•Binding: Red cloth hardcover; Front and rear boards of ‘Looking Glass’ detached but present.

•Size: ~7in X 5in (17.5cm x 12.5cm)

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Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation!3943
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1886 Alice in Wonderland Lewis Carroll + 1st ed Looking

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1886 Alice in Wonderland Lewis Carroll + 1st ed Looking Glass Tenniel Illustrated

“If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn't. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn't be. And what it wouldn't be, it would. You see?” – Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll’s landmark masterpiece, ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,’ was first published in 1865. This fascinating fantasy tale of a young girl falling down a rabbit hole, is surely one of the most iconic pieces of literature for all time. It has been adapted into many different versions of film, most notably by Disney in 1951.

This first edition, “Alice in Wonderland”, features forty-two of Tenniel’s bizarre, cartoon illustrations. Tenniel’s illustrations are often considered the best of the ‘Alice’ illustrations. This early printing is scarce and highly desirable!

Item number: #3943

Price: $499

CARROLL, Lewis

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel.

London : Macmillan and Co. 1886. First edition, ‘Eighty Second Thousand’

Details:

•Collation complete with all pages: 2 volumes

o‘Alice’ - [8], 192, [2] First edition, Eighty Second Thousand

Lacking 15, 16, 25-38, 65,66, 77, 78, 115-122pp

o‘Looking Glass’ – 224p 1st ed 12th thousand

•Language: English

•Binding: Red cloth hardcover; Front and rear boards of ‘Looking Glass’ detached but present.

•Size: ~7in X 5in (17.5cm x 12.5cm)

Our Guarantee:

Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation!3943
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