Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

£12,500
Illustrator

Tenniel, John

Author

Carroll, Lewis; [Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge]

Reference

1432

[8], ix-xi, [1], 131pp, [5]. Publisher's full vellum, title in gilt to spine and upper cover, four cloth ties, silk book marks

Vellum very slightly soiled, internally some light foxing to fore-edge margin of G2 and Q1, with a hint of foxing on a couple of other pages, but generally bright and clean, silk bookmarks frayed to ends. Previous owner's gift inscription to ffep, bookplate of E.U. King to front pastedown. With a letter from Anthony Rota laid in offering to pay twenty pounds for the book in 1964

One of twelve copies (ten for sale), printed on vellum, this being number three. Housed in a later drop back box (slightly ill-fitting with a small stain to upper board). With Tenniel's famous illustrations

Ransom notes that these vellum copies are bound in limp Kelmscott vellum, and were originally priced at twelve guineas

Ransom, Riccardi 12; Williams, Madan, Greene and Crutch, page 238, noting this edition is with the "original illustrations, four slightly enlarged"

Year

1914

Condition

Very Good

Edition

First Thus

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