1869 Fine Cottage Binding - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.
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Author: Lewis Carroll. (John Tenniel, illustrator).
Title: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
Publisher: London: Macmillan and Co., 1869. 16th thousand published four years after the first edition of 1865.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 7.5 " X 5 ".
Pages: 192 pages.
Binding: Attractive and fine binding, finely bound by Cottage bindery in
full burgundy morocco leather with gilt floral borders and dentelles, tooled raised bands, and gilt decorations to spine and a wonderful image of Alice and the Caterpillar hand-colored on vellum and inlaid to front board with gilt border (hinges fine). Upper edge gilt. In a custom-made slip-case. An incredibly beautiful binding for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland!
Content: Good to very good content (bright and tight, rare light foxing or staining - as shown, few small close tears in the margin of some pages repaired by a previous owner - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with all the 42 beautiful illustrations by John Tenniel.
The book: Wonderful early edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, in a lovely Cottage binding!
The author: Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English writer of children's fiction, notably Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass. He was noted for his facility with wordplay, logic, and fantasy. The poems "Jabberwocky" and The Hunting of the Snark are classified in the genre of literary nonsense. He was also a mathematician, photographer, inventor and Anglican deacon.
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