Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland + Through The Looking-Glass [Riviere]

$2,500

By Lewis Carroll

Two gorgeous miniature editions of Carroll’s classic Alice tales

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Description

  • Two Volumes bound by Riviere & Son – the Miniature Editions [15.5 x 10.5cm] of Carroll’s Alice books:
  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland [Macmillan, London, 1928]; xi, 201pp; full leather boards, gilt border on front & rear, gold illustration of the white rabbit on front, 5 raised bands, ornate decoration & titling to spine, a little rubbed at extremities, all page edges gilt, decorative endpapers, an excellent copy
    • 42 illustrations by John Tenniel
    • With An Easter Greeting To Every Child Who Loves “Alice” + Christmas Greeting [From A Fairy To A Child] at rear
  • Alice Through The Looking-Glass [Macmillan, London, 1927] xi, 229pp; full leather boards, gilt border on front & rear, gold illustration of a Queen chess piece on front, 5 raised bands, ornate decoration & titling to spine, a little rubbed at extremities, all page edges gilt, decorative endpapers, 55-58pp loose as single folded leaf [missed by binder – pencilled binder’s mark on penultimate leaf], otherwise an excellent copy
    • 50 illustrations by John Tenniel
    • Also with An Easter Greeting To Every Child Who Loves “Alice” + Christmas Greeting [From A Fairy To A Child] at rear