The Nursery Alice by Lewis Carroll, 2nd printing.
The Nursery Alice published for children under-five as a sign of the growth of the children’s literature market of the time. Original boards illustrations by E. Getrude Thompson. Contains twenty coloured enlargements from John Tenniel’s illustrations to ‘Alice in Wonderland‘.
Colours are bright with wear to the edges and corners of the boards. White end papers are clean. Light signature of previous owner on the front free page. Tissue guarded frontis illustration with the bottom loose by 1″. Pages are browned with light marks. Page 48 and 49 have staining. Page 34 illustration of the Cheshire Cat and Alice with no profile of Alice. 4to.
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