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    Pennyroyal Press Limited Edition of Carroll's Classic Sequel to Alice

    [Pennyroyal Press]. [Barry Moser, illustrator]. Lewis Carroll. Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There. Illustrated by Barry Moser with a Preface and Notes by James R. Kincaid. Text edited by Selwyn Goodacre...West Hatfield: Printed by Harold McGrath at Pennyroyal Press, 1982. Limited to 350 signed and numbered copies (this being copy number 261), accompanied with an extra suite of signed plates in a separate portfolio. Folio. Approximately 16.5 x 10.5 inches. 174 pages. Ninety-five wood-engravings, including one double-page, by Barry Moser. Text printed in red, blue and black, title calligraphy by G. G. Laurens. Publisher's half red morocco over black and gray patterned boards, spine decorated and lettered in gilt. Extra suite of plates in a folding cloth chemise. Housed together in publisher's quarter red morocco clamshell case. A beautiful and excellent book depicting Moser's skill and eloquence as an artist, as well as a fine craftsman. One of the most well-regarded productions from an important press. Pennyroyal 27.

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    October, 2012
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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