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FAIR : This is a worn edition, much used, with complete text & illustrations, no dust jacket, hard

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Item specifics

Condition: Used
Seller notes: FAIR : This is a worn edition, much used, with complete text & illustrations, no dust jacket, hard covers, publisher's original green cloth, stamped in black & red to upper & lower panels, black stamped lettering to spine, rubbed & soiled, worn at corners & spine ends, red ink stains to lower panel, endpapers split at gutters, hinges holding well nevertheless, foxing & light soiling throughout, a handful of minor closed tears to pages at fore edge and gutter near spine foot, two early illustrations have been lightly coloured in pencil, towards the end of the book there are some pencil annotations and underlinings of text, short closed tear to p.109 fore edge repaired in amateurish fashion
Author:

Lewis Carroll

Date of Publication:

1850-1899

Format:

Hardback

Subject:

Children's Fiction

Fiction Subject:

Fantasy

Printing Year:

1898

Language:

English

Condition:

Used

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Alice's Adventures
In Wonderland

By
LEWIS CARROLL

WITH FORTY-TWO ILLUSTRATIONS
BY JOHN TENNIEL




LONDON
Macmillan & Co.
1898


Book Specification

Format Cloth bound hard cover
Language English
Pagination [i-viii] [1] 2-174 [175-177] 178-179 [180-182] 183 [184] 185-187 (185-187 are the publisher's catalogue)
Book Size Duodecimo
Approx. Book Dimensions (Width, Height, Depth) in mm 129 x 188 x 20
Approx weight (grammes) 333g
(I)SBN n/a
Date This Edition Published 1898
Date Of Original Publication 1865


Condition  / Description
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FAIR : This is a worn edition, much used, with complete text & illustrations, no dust jacket, hard covers, publisher's original green cloth, stamped in black & red to upper & lower panels, black stamped lettering to spine, rubbed  & soiled, worn at corners & spine ends, red ink stains to lower panel, endpapers split at gutters, hinges holding well nevertheless, foxing & light soiling throughout,  a handful of minor closed tears to pages at fore edge and gutter near spine foot, two early illustrations have been lightly coloured in pencil, towards the end of the  book there are some pencil annotations and underlinings of text, short closed tear to p.109 fore edge repaired in amateurish fashion


Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

With the original 42 ILLUSTRATIONS by JOHN TENNIEL

One of the greatest children's books written in the English language, or indeed any other language for that matter!

With all the iconic original John Tenniel illustrations, which have become classics of their kind.

This rather worn Edition of the novel was published in 1898 by Macmillan, London.



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