(dodgson, Charles Lutwidge) Carroll, Lewis. Alice's
(DODGSON, CHARLES LUTWIDGE) CARROLL, LEWIS
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Illustrated by John Tenniel. London: Macmillan, 1866.
8vo, rebound in full crushed red morocco, gilt-lettered spine, silk endpapers, a.e.g., publisher's red cloth bound in the rear. First published (second English) edition. The first edition of 2,000 was recalled by Dodgson, following the unsatisfactory printing of Tenniel's illustrations, and was never offered for public sale. Upper hinge cracked; 1/2-inch tear to frontispiece; evidence of previous owner's manuscript ex-libris to half-title; professionally repaired tear to 91/92, 93/94, 97/98; some light toning and a few intermittent light stains.
[Together with:] Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There. Illustrated by John Tenniel. London: Macmillan, 1872. 8vo, in matching red morocco with original cloth bound in the rear. First edition, first state with "wade" for "wabe" on p. 21. Professionally repaired tear to 209/210; a few very light stains; light wear to spine ends.