AUTHOR: DODGSON, Charles L. (Lewis Carroll)
TITLE: A Tangled Tale.
PUBLISHER: London: Macmillan & Co., 1885.
DESCRIPTION: SECOND EDITION PRESENTATION COPY. 1 vol., inscribed in purple in on the half-title "Mrs. A. Severn from the Author Jan. 1889." Bound in the original gilt stamped red cloth, illustrations by Arthur B. Frost, three pen sketches of the White Rabbit, Flamingo and Duchess, in a skillful contemporary hand to frontispiece verso.
CONDITION: Outer hinges fine, inner hinges just starting, head and foot of spine with some mild rubbing, spine slightly darkened, overall still a VERY GOOD copy.
REFERENCE: WMG&C #182; Dodgson at Auction #1731
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: "Mrs. A. Severn" may possibly be Joan Ruskin Severn, nee Agnew (1846-1924), niece of John Ruskin.