ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. Lewis Carroll.
ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND.

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND.

(Limited Editions Club).
  • New York, NY: The Limited Editions Club, 1932.
  • 8vo.
  • leather, covers and spine gilt-stamped, all edges gilt
  • xiv, 182, (4) pages

Price: $650.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 132894

Limited to 1500 numbered copies, signed by typographer and binder Frederic Warde on colophon of Alice's Adventures within a blind-stamped rectangle (LEC 36 Lovett and Lovett, 90a). Published on the centennary of Carroll's birth. Alice Liddell Hargreaves was the "original Alice" for whom Carroll wrote the book. Introduction to Alice's Adventures by Henry Seidel Canby. With frontispiece and in-text illustrations by John Tenniel (1820-1914). See Hodnett, Five Centuries of English Book Illustration (Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1988), 176-181. Gilt-stamped spine, front and rear covers with pictorial vignettes, title, author, and publisher on spine. Slipcase soiled with wear along edges, with a minor abrasion to the leater on the rear board. Spine ends rubbed. This particular copy belonged to the famed art collector Mary Livingston Griggs, whos name is stamped in gilt on the front board.