ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (Peter Newell Edition, Fine in Fine DJ with Original 1901 Gift Box)
1901·New York & London
by Carroll, Lewis (Charles L[utwidge] Dodgson)
New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1901. Carroll, Lewis [Charles L. Dodgson] [Peter Newell]. ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1901. First Edition, thus. Frontispiece photograph of "Lewis Carroll" and 40 marvelous monotone plates featuring the illustrator's unique take on the Alice characters. Previous owner's 1901 Christmas inscription, tiny bit of offsetting to the title page, some pages carelessly opened and others unopened. An exceedingly FINE COPY in original publisher's cream-colored paper-covered boards, t. e. g., with gilt titles and stamped vignette of Alice on front board. In an exceedingly FINE ORIGINAL DUST JACKET, virtually faultless. In a complete intact ORIGINAL GIFT BOX (the first example of this gift box we've ever seen). There is a patch of staining at one corner and some nicks and rubs -- otherwise the box is in excellent condition. The best surviving example of this landmark "Alice" known to us and it surely would be a centerpiece for any superb collection of famed Alice illustrators.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Peter Newell.
(Inventory #: 002111)
19th and early 20th Century English Literary First Editions and Manuscripts, Thomas Hardy, Cinema, Children's Books & Original Art.
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