Title ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND AND THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
Book Condition Good
Jacket Condition Good
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher LONDON ALLAN WINGATE 1954
Illustrator MERVYN PEAKE
Seller ID 119567
Blue boards with dark blue titles and march hare to spine, 190x130mm approx. viii +264pp. With an introduction by Malcolm Muggeridge and 65 b/w illustrations by Mervyn Peake. First UK Edition 1954 of one of the classic and collectable illustrated editions of Carroll's Alice. Good/Good (Book- Fading to extremities of boards- principally to head of spine where a previous owner has allowed exposure when dust jacket tear at head folded under. Tide mark around tail of spine and along bottom edge of front board from liquid spillage- not affecting text block. Name of previous owner, town and date1954 in ink to front free end paper. No other notable defects. Binding sound and square. Dust Jacket- Numerous nicks and small tears and chips and tiny rubbing losses at extremities. max tear 22mm and max chip- 15x15mm approx at head of spine/rear panel fold. Tide mark to spine near tail from liquid spillage as above. Non price clipped. Despite stated faults the book remains very respectable on the shelf in it's removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. We are pleased to be able to offer card payment at our web site where additional images of the book may also be available.