Aventures d’Alice au Pays des Mervilles by Lewis Carroll: First French Edition
The publishers, Macmillan & Co, printed this French copy of Aventures d’Alice using the same Tenniel plates as the English edition of Alice in Wonderland for the illustrations.
The original blue, cloth boards are bright with gilt triple borders and Alice/Cat illustrations on the covers. The spine is darkened. Gilt page ends. Dark stain across the cover and lower page ends which goes into the pages. Brown page ends with tiny book sellers stamp on the rear paste down. Apart from the stain, the pages are clean and bright with intact illustrations. Foxing on the last two pages. Tissue guarded frontis illustrations is intact. Worn edges. A really good copy. 8vo 196 printed pages.