1932-1933 Exquisite Riviere Binding - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (WITH) Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There. (2 volumes bound in one).
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Title: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (WITH) Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There.
Publisher: London: Macmillan and Co. Limited, 1932 & 1933. Alice's Adventures is the one hundred eighty-sixth thousand from 1932. Looking Glass is one hundred and twenty-fourth thousand from 1933.
Language: Text in English.
Size : Box: 8.5" X 6". Book: 7.5" X 5".
Pages: 183-211 pages.
Binding: Very attractive and near fine full red morocco leather binding, finely bound by Riviere and Son with gilt rulings and ribbon garland to front and rear covers. The spine has six compartments with five raised bands with title, author, and fleur de lis designs. The front cover has a beautiful embossed illustration with color inlays of Alice and the Dodo bird. On the back is a color illustration of Alice and the Red Queen. (Hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover in a near fine modern cream full-cloth covered clamshell box with paper title label to spine. An exquisite binding!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing mainly on the half-title and his facing blank page - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with all the original illustrations by John Tenniel.
The book: Wonderful Riviere binding for a complete Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (together with) Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.
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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