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

Auction:
3123T
Lot:
1469
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Discovery - 3123T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 22, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Carroll, Lewis (1832-1898) Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There. Boston: Lee and Shepard; New York: Lee, Shepard, and Dillingham, 1872. First edition, first printing with "wade" for "wabe" on page 21, octavo, illustrated throughout by John Tenniel, no advertisement leaf at end, bound in a Chivers patent binding of half red leather with textured cloth boards, worn, with some spotting, staining, and other defects to contents (read by children), binding rubbed and worn, endcaps chipped with loss, 7 x 4 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-400


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Shepard, Lee, British literature, Carroll, Jabberwocky, John Tenniel, Knights Bachelor, Lewis Carroll, Literature, Poetry, Tenniel, Wabe

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