1899 Scarce Manhattan First Color Edition - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.
Author: Lewis Carroll.
Title: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. With Illustrations in Color.
Publisher: New York, Manhattan Press, 476 West Broadway, no date (1899). First Manhattan Color Edition in the scarce red/pink binding variant.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8 " X 6 ".
Pages: 179 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good, near fine original full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in the scarce red/pink binding variant.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, some light foxing and toning mainly on the title page and the text pages facing the color illustrations - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the four full-page color illustrations. In this particular copy, one of the 'puppy' color illustrations appears twice in succession, likely due to a binder's error.
Estimate: (Uncommon - Scarce with no or few other copies available for sale worldwide).
The book Scarce and Attractive First Manhattan Color Edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. A rare find in any condition for this very early color edition!
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 word play, logic and fantasy. There are societies in many parts of the world dedicated to enjoying and promoting his works and investigating his life.
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