1931 "Miniature Edition" bound by RIVIERE - Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll.
Author: CARROLL, Lewis (John Tenniel, illustrator).
Title: Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There.
Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. Limited, 1931. The "Miniature Edition" first printed in 1908 as stated.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 6.5 " X 4.5 ".
Pages: 228 pages.
Binding: Attractive and near fine binding, finely bound by Riviere & Son (Bath) in full
green morocco leather, the covers tooled in gilt with a two fillet border, and at the center of the front cover a gilt white rabbit. The spine is divided into six panels with gilt-tooled bands and compartments, lettered in the second and fourth, the others with gilt decorations, (hinges fine) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges gilt.
An incredibly beautiful binding for Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean. some foxing mainly on the two blank pages following the front endpaper and the last endpaper- as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the 50 beautiful illustrations by John Tenniel.
Estimate : (USD 700 - USD 850)
The book: Rare in such a nice Riviere morocco binding, attractive "miniature edition" of Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There. The miniature edition was first published in 1908.
The author: Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon, and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, which includes the poem "Jabberwocky", and the poem The Hunting of the Snark – all examples of the genre of literary nonsense. He is noted for his facility at wordplay, logic, and fantasy. There are societies in many parts of the world dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of his works and the investigation of his life.
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