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Carroll, Lewis (1832-1898) Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There

Auction:
2730B
Lot:
91
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2730B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 31, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Carroll, Lewis (1832-1898) Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There. London: Macmillan & Co., 1872.
Octavo, later issue, with the typographical error present in the first issue ("wade" instead of "wabe" in the second line of the Jabberwocky poem on page 21) corrected, half-title present, one leaf of ads at the end of the text, bound in full polished tan calf by Riviere, a.e.g., original red cloth covers and spine mounted as pastedowns; front joint cracked completely, board barely attached, 7 x 4 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500


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