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Paul Foster Books

Bindings, Art, 19th and 20th century first editions, Children's and Illustrated, General Antiquarian, Winston Churchill.

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. New Edition. With Forty-Two illustrations by John Tenniel.


New edition. 12mo. (7.5 x 5.2 inches). xii, 192, 12 pp publishers catalogue. Also an extra gathering bound in so that pages 117 to 124 appear twice. One gathering slightly sprung. Publishers dark green cloth with gilt and black decorative band across the top of the front board and the top and bottom of the spine. Black decorative roll to the bottom of the front board. Title on gilt to the middle of the front board. Spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Rear board with blind stamped floral roll to the top and bottom. Floral decorative endpapers. Neat two line inscription to the front free endpaper. The rear endpapers have an early previous owner’s name and address written in red crayon to the free endpaper and a few short lines to the pastedown. Cloth a bit rubbed to the edges and a couple of small marks to the boards but overall a very good copy. An uncommon and attractive nineteenth century edition, printed in New York by J. J. Little and Co. This 1889 new edition was issued in several different coloured decoratve cloth bindings, with no priority established.