DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge: (Lewis Carroll). Alice's Adventures In Wonderland. (FIRST LONDON EDITION - 1866)


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

TITLE: Alice's Adventures In Wonderland. 

PUBLISHER: London: Macmillan & Co., 1866.

DESCRIPTION: FIRST LONDON EDITION.  1 vol., with the inverted "S" to last line of contents page, illustrated by John Tenniel.  Bound in fine full red morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spine, covers ruled and paneled in gilt, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, housed in a matching red morocco edged open ended slipcase, by John Vivian. 

CONDITION: Internally clean and bright, 5 pages with closed tears expertly repaired, foredge of 1 leaf (p.111) strengthened on verso, still a VERY GOOD copy. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Included with this item is a letter from a Richard to a Mr. Evans on Dept. of Zoology Univ. College London letterhead.  The first paragraph states in part that "your Alice reached our head binder safe and sound.  He is going to do it in full scarlet morocco, all edges gilt,..."