Lewis Carroll: Photos and Letters to His Child Friends
by Lewis Carroll
Parma, Italy: Franco Maria Ricci, 1975. Hardcover. Near Fine. A handsome copy of this 1975 lavish collection of Lewis Carroll letters and photographs devoted to children. #649 OF 3,000 COPIES SIGNED BY THE PUBLISHER FRANCO MARIA RICCI at the colophon. Clean and Near Fine in its dark silk boards, with an immaculate photographic pastedown and bright, unflecked gilt-lettering to the front panel and spine. Just a slight trace of customary fading along the spine, otherwise clean as could be. Folio, Carroll's remarkable photographs commented on by 2 of the great figures of 20th century photography, Brassai and Helmut Gernsheim. Also includes the publisher's cardboard slaipcase, which shows light scuffing to the panels. Another very impressive effort by the Italian publisher Franco Maria Ricci.
(Inventory #: 13272)
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