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THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE by  Lewis Carroll - First edition thus - 1902 - from First Folio and Biblio.com

THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE

by Carroll, Lewis

Condition: Fine (none of the usual spine darkening).


New York: Harper & Brothers, 1902. First edition thus. Fine (none of the usual spine darkening).. First edition thus. xvi, 211p. Illustrated with portrait frontispiece and 40 full-page plates by Peter Newell. All pages surrounded with decorative borders in green by Robert Murray Wright. Bound in white parchment boards with gilt titles and gilt embossed vignette of Alice on upper cover, t.e.g. Unusually bright copy.

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871) is a work of children's literature by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson), generally categorized as literary nonsense. It is the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865).




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