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Sylvie and Bruno. by  Lewis Carroll - First Edition - 1889 - from Bucks County Bookshop  IOBA and Biblio.com

Sylvie and Bruno.

by Carroll, Lewis

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London Macmillan, 1889, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition. With forty-six illustrations by Harry Furniss, clever line drawings to match Carroll's prose. Publisher's ads at rear. -- Hardcover, all-edges gilt, red cover with gold rules. Condition: very good minus (hinges are cracked but binding is not too unsteady; spine lightly sunned).

Sylvie and Bruno, first published in 1889, and its 1893 second volume Sylvie and Bruno Concluded form the last novel by Lewis Carroll published during his lifetime. Both volumes were illustrated by Harry Furniss. The novel has two main plots; one set in the real world at the time the book was published, the other in the fantasy world of Fairyland.




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