Lot 223 of 515:
Alice & Looking-Glass with Newell illustrations  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$510
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [and] Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There

Author:
Carroll, Lewis

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Harper & Brothers

Date:
1901-02

Description:

2 volumes. Portrait frontispieces. Illustrated by Peter Newell with 40 plates in each volume. Each text leaf with large green decorative border by Robert Mary Wright. (8vo), original cream boards, gilt-lettered and with gilt-embossed vignettes on front covers, top edges gilt. First Newell Editions.

Newell's marvelous illustrations add to the breadth of Carroll's classic, building on the original and inimitable creations of John Tenniel. 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Boards a bit darkened with light soiling and foxing, minor stains to signs; a little offset to endpapers, very good.


 
Item number:
304107
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