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Heading: (Newell, Peter, illustrator)
Author: Carroll, Lewis
Title: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Place Published: New York
Publisher:Harper & Brothers
Date Published: 1901

xviii, 192, [1] pp. Portrait frontispiece and 40 inserted plates after illustrations by Peter Newell. Introduction by Edward Martin. Decorations by Robert Murray Wright. (8vo), original white boards stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, original dust jacket printed in gilt. First American Edition with Peter Newell illustrations.

Newell‘s marvelous illustrations add to the breadth of Carroll‘s classic, building on the original and inimitable creations of John Tenniel. Scarce in the original dust jacket. Added to the lot is a copy of Peter Newell‘s illustrated edition of Through the Looking-Blass and What Alice Found There, 1902 (worn with front hinge cracked).


The "Alice" jacket laid down on paper backing, repairing some splits, some rubbing and wear, gilt lettering dull; just a little soiling and extremity wear to boards, lower corner of rear cover darkened, spine leaning a touch; ink name and address to front pastedown, address label to front free endpaper, offset to endpapers front and rear from jacket flaps; very good in good jacket.

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Carroll's Alice with Peter Newell illustrations in dj

Estimate $300 - $500Mar 9, 2017
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
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