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    [Fine Binding by Bayntun]. Lewis Carroll. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [and] Through the Looking Glass... London: Macmillan & Co., 1867-1872. Third edition and first edition, first issue. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. London: Macmillan & Co., 1867. Fifth thousand [third edition], with uncorrected text in the table of contents listing the chapter titled "Pig and Pepper" at page 67 (actually 76). Octavo in fours. 192 pages. Forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel.

    [Together with]: Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There. London: Macmillan & Co., 1872. First edition, first issue, with "wade" on page 21. Octavo. 224 pages. Fifty illustrations by John Tenniel.
    Uniformly bound in Bayntun (Riviere) binding, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland with with original cloth covers bound at rear; full levant red morocco single ruled in gilt with gilt illustration to upper board, spine decorated in gilt with five raised bands, decorative gilt roll to edges. Minor wear. Gilt-stamped turn-ins, marbled endpapers, binder's stamp in gilt to front turn-in. Internally generally clean, all edges gilt; minor intermittent soiling, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland with some wear and soiling or original cloth covers and half-title tipped in with light ink gift inscription dated 1866, predating the publication date. Housed together in custom red cloth slipcase, lined in ivory cloth with ivory pull ribbon; somewhat rubbed, pull ribbon fraying at the end. Near fine.

    Williams (1924), page 17; Williams 21.


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