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London and New York: Macmillan Co., 1889, 1893. First editions. Two octavo volumes. Illustrated by Harry Furniss. Rebound in somewhat later blue caIf, with gilt spine decoration, five raised bands, gilt rules and dentelles, all edges gilt. Original covers bound in at rear of each volume. Housed in blue cloth slipcase. Very good; boards somewhat scratched and rubbed; significant rubbing to spines; scattered foxing throughout; slipcase rubbed and soiled. Shelved in Case #14.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1907. 12mo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown without print; Boards in brown leather with gold print, wear to corners, edged, spine tears; Text block detached from spine, revealing binding, intermittent spine breaks, tanning to endpapers; “1st in publisher’s special binding”— written on front flyleaf; 30 pages.
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1960. Octavo; VG-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, purple with black and white print; DJ in mylar, tears at spine ends and flap corners, tears and creasing along front top edge, small tear to rear lower edge, toning to spine, edgewear to hinges; Boards in tan cloth with grey print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 352 pages, illustrated.
New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, 1858. First Edition. 8vo., 368pp., 4pp. ads; VG-; bound in brown/red cloth with gilt on front boar and spine; some rubbing and bumping; interior age-toned; binding slightly loose; previous owners information on ffep; This anthology of humor stories includes, unauthorized and uncredited, "Lewis Carroll’s” first book appearance (pp. 188-194). Carroll’s story, entitled “Novelty and Romancement: A Broken Spell,” had previously appeared, signed “Lewis Carroll,” in the British monthly magazine The Train in March of 1856.; shelved case 6.
Boston: B.J. Brimmer Company, 1925. First Edition. 10mo; pp 55; VG-/no-DJ; black spine with black text to paper label; cloth has black 1/4 bound spine, light sunning to spine; red boards; boards shows moderate wear to exterior; some wear to edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; light toning to interior; tight binding.
New York: Clarkson N. Potter Inc, 1960. Quarto. VG/Good DJ. Light blue spine with black and white text/title; dustjacket is age-toned and some pink rubbed areas on the back, stray blue pen markings on the back, and mild to moderate edgewear (chipped edges and several tears along the edges, but none extending past 1 inch); some sun-exposure stain on the inside flap of the front dj; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp.352.
Los Altos, CA: William Kaufmann, 1981. The Centennial Edition, #233/395. Quarto, 129 pages, 44 plates; VG; bound in 1/4 red morocco, gilt lettering to spine, buckram boards, housed in a VG gray slipcase, with a separate portfolio of plates; Colophon signed by Martin Gardner, Charles Mitchell, Selwyn H. Goodacre, and Roderick Stinehour; shelved case 13.
New York and London: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1901. First Illustrated Edition. Octavo; pp 192; G-/no-DJ; sunned beige spine with gilt text; cloth has embossed black and yellow illustration to front; gilt text and illustration to front; crease to spine; minor bumping to corners; minor fraying to spine edges; slight toning to exterior; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edge; top edge gilt; light writing to ffep; deckled edges; frontispiece; illustrated; newspaper clipping adhered to front pastedown; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece with tissue guard; cracking to gutters; handwritten card tipped in at ffep; small Christmas card taped to ffep;.
New York and London: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1902. 12mo; pp 211; G-/no-DJ; light blue spine with blue text; green and red decorations to front; cloth has slight sunfading to exterior; chips to spine edges; some rubbing to corners; text block shows age toning; missing first two endpapers; illustrated; rear endpapers stuck together due to sticker residue; previous owner's name to rear pastedown; ex-library with markings inside; small tear to rear pastedown;.
New York: Doubleday, Page and Co., 1907. Limited Edition. Quarto; VG-; Quarter bound in cloth and paper; Gilt titling to spine; Gilt titling and designs to front board along with inset illustration on front; Some rubbing and fading along the edge of the boards, mostly at the upper; rounding of board corners, some fraying beginning; Binding starting at the upper edge of the title page, but still sturdy; Top edge gilt, all other edges deckle cut; Some toning to the pages; Book is numbered 119 of a limited edition of 550 edition number and "Doubleday Page & Co." Both written in red pen on limitation page; LP Consign. Shelved: Case 14.
London: Macmillan & Co., 1870. Early Edition, Twenty-Third Thousand. Octavo, 192 pages; G+; bound in publisher's reddish/brown cloth, rebacked with large majority of old spine laid down, mild rubbing to boards; remnants of blue tape to spine, gilt lettering; with Alice and pig on front cover and the Cheshire Cat on rear; text block gilt; fingerstained text; page 188 aand 192 with blue staining; pencil to verso of frontispiece; With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel; shelved case 14.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1948. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; G+/No-DJ; Spine is thin with age-toned white spine, two stripes of light pink, small black text; Boards have rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, plastic laminate peeling off boards, joints and hinges are sprung and sensitive; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, some marks and scratches, content is clear; pp 76; Additional shipping cost may be necessary for expedited and international shipping.