Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (With the Original Slipcase)
by Lewis Carroll (John Tenniel)
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1932. Full leather. Near Fine. John Tenniel. A lovely copy of this 1932 Limited Editions Club offering, #177 of 1,500 copies issued. This is not one of the roughly 500 or so copies which include the leaf signed by Alice Hargreaves (the "original Alice") but this copy is signed at the colophon by Frederic Warde, who was responsible for the typography and the handsome morocco binding. Clean and Near Fine in its full red leather, with lavish gilt-tooling and decoration at the the panels. Internally, very clean, with no writing or markings of any kind. Octavo, all edges gilt, the legendary John Tenniel illustrations accompany the text. Also includes a tight, solid example of the publisher's light-blue, printed slipcase, with customary darkening along the spine and pronounced spotting at the front panel (and a bit to the spine and the rear panel). One of the unquestioned highspots in the illustrious history of the Limited Editions Club.
(Inventory #: 12456)
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