Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
Forty two intact black and white illustrations with intact tissue guard for the front illustration. Original dark burgundy red boards with triple gilt panel edging and a central gilt image of Alice on the front and the Cheshire Cat on the rear. Lightly dulled and rubbed. Extremely well repaired professional repairs to the original spine. Small water stains and marks on the covers. Tiny puckering on top corner of front cover. Gilt page edges bright. White front and rear end papers are intact and professionally repaired. 8vo 192 printed pages.
Through the Looking Glass and what Alice found there
Fifty clean black and white iconic by John Tenniel and tissue guarded title page illustration. Contains misprint “wade” for “wabe” in the second line of Jabberwocky on page 21. Original dark burgundy red cloth boards with gilt titles on on the spine plus illustrated central vignettes of the Red and White Queen. Decorative triple gilt ruled borders on the front and back boards. Corners and extremes of spine are lightly rubbed and bumped. Some discolouring of the panels. Two slight lines of puckering on the front board. Bright gilt edges. Intact cream endpapers replaced for the more customary dark green pages. Lacking the advertisements pages at the end. Internally clean with handling marks. Housed in a custom made maroon, cloth back drop box with gilt tiles to the spine. 8vo 224 printed pages.
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