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    Through the Looking-Glass,
    in a Beautiful Kelliegram Binding

    [Kelliegram Binding]. Lewis Carroll. Through the Looking-glass, and What Alice Found There... With Fifty Illustrations by John Tenniel. Fifty-fifth Thousand. London: Macmillan and Co., 1885. Small quarto. [12], 224 pages. Frontispiece and other numerous illustrations by John Tenniel. Bound by Kelliegram in red pebbled morocco with colored leather inlay illustrations of Humpty-Dumpty on the upper board and the Walrus on the lower board, surrounded by gilt decorated borders, five raised spine bands with gilt stamped titles, rules, and chess piece devices in compartments, gilt lined board edges, gilt hearts and rules on turn-ins, watered silk endpapers, all edges gilt. Original gilt red spine and covers bound at rear. Light soiling to endpapers, bookseller's small pencil markings on upper right corner of 224. Pages with few minor edge tears, smudges and minor thumb creases. Housed in defective red cloth covered clamshell box. A very good book in an exceptional binding.

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