DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge: (Lewis Carroll). Alice's Adventures In Wonderland. (1891 - PRESENTATION COPY)


AUTHOR: DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge: (Lewis Carroll). 

TITLE: Alice's Adventures In Wonderland.

PUBLISHER: London: Macmillan & Co., 1891.

DESCRIPTION: PRESENTATION COPY. 1 vol., later printing, Eighty-Fifth Thousand, illustrated By John Tenniel, inscribed on the half-title "Eda Alison Seys, from the Author. June 26, 1897.". Bound in full red morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spine, covers triple ruled in gilt, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, original clothe covers and spine bound in rear, by Riviere & Son.

CONDITION: Hinges neatly repaired, internally clean and bright, overall VERY GOOD.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: On 12 June 1897, Dodgson writes to Mrs. Seys, concerning Eda, the god-daughter of an old friend, "I am vain enough to assume that you know the names of my books, and that I need not enumerate them in order to ask . . . which (if any) of them Eda possesses and which (if any) of the unpossessed ones she would like me to send her . . ."