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Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There

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Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There

by CARROLL, Lewis [pseud. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson]; John Tenniel, [illus.]

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New York: Macmillan, 1872. First American Edition. First printing, with the misprint "wade" for "wabe," p.21. Rebound in brown cloth, titled in gold on spine; salmon endpapers; [xiv], 224pp; with fifty wood engravings by John Tenniel. A straight and sound copy, rebound, with minor edge wear, discoloration to fore-edge of front board, and small perforations to rear upper joint; internally foxed, lacking 4 unnumbered pages at rear, but otherwise complete and clean: Good.

First American issue of the sequel to Alice in Wonderland, preceding the Lee and Shepard edition. LOVETT & LOVETT 17. Not in WILLIAMS, MADAN, GREEN, and uncommon in the trade.

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Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871) is a work of children's literature by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson), generally categorized as literary nonsense. It is the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865).

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Bookseller
Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
54960
Title
Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There
Author
CARROLL, Lewis [pseud. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson]; John Tenniel, [illus.]
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
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Edition
First American Edition
Publisher
Macmillan
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1872
Bookseller catalogs
Illustrators; Literature Before 1900;

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A book in which the pages have been bound into a covering replacing the original covering issued by the publisher.
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