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    Lewis Carroll. Alice's Adventure's in Wonderland. New York: 1932. LEC edition, limited and signed by the original Alice.

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    Lewis Carroll. Alice's Adventure's in Wonderland. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1932. LEC edition, limited to 1500 copies, of which this is number 1437, signed by Alice Hargreaves (the original Alice) for whom the book was written as a child  and by designer Frederic Warde. Octavo (8.625 x 5.65 inches; 218 x 145 mm.). [6], xi [xiv], 182 [183], [1, blank], [1, limitation], [3, blank] pages. Frontispiece, title-page vignette and in-text illustrations by John Tenniel engraved on wood by Bruno Rollitz. Publisher's dark red morocco, ruled and elaborately tooled in gilt, spine additionally lettered and decoratively stamped in gilt; all edges gilt; plain endpapers; in original blue cloth slipcase. Spine ends and corners very lightly worn, with a touch of discoloration from an old leather repair to the crown, now partially peeling; only a hint of a spine lean. Bookplate to both pastedowns, one at rear applied upside down and with a slightly excess of glue, causing a small bruise on the free endpaper. Slipcase edges and top, bottom and spice faces faded; some occasional faint mottling throughout; edges lightly worn with some minor fraying. A near fine copy in a very good slipcase. From the Collection of Daniel J. King.

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    March, 2018
    7th Wednesday
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