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    Lewis Carroll. The Game of Logic. London: Macmillan and Co., 1887.

    First edition. Small octavo. 96 pages. Diagrams throughout. Includes a tipped-in publisher's envelope containing the complete game set, consisting of the game's board and all nine markers (five gray, four pink).

    Half bound in red gilt leather over red cloth. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Light wear to extremities. Foxing to blank pages adjacent to endpapers. A previous owner's contemporary inked name and address. Very good.

    Ostensibly written for older children, this game of logic was devised by Lewis Carroll, who, as Charles Dodgson, was a respected lecturer of Mathematics at Oxford. An uncommon book in the first edition, particularly with a complete set of game pieces.


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