New York: The Macmillan Company, September 1906.
New Edition. Hardcover. Would you agree the contents of your bookshelf ought to grow only curiouser and curiouser? This gilt-stamped, royal blue bound 1906 edition of Lewis Carroll's beloved and enduring classic of children's and fantasy literature is ready to take you on a trip to Wonderland at a moment's notice, illustrated throughout in frontispiece and forty-two iconic illustrations by John Tenniel, so you never have to wonder as Alice did, “And what is the use of a book without pictures or conversation?”
7 1/2" X 5 1/4". [x], 192pp, plus 10pp ads. Presents well in protective archival jacket. Bound in full royal blue cloth, with gilt-stamped vignette of Alice pulling a curtain away from a door to upper board, spine lettered in gilt, and all edges gilt. Mild edgewear to binding, with bumping and rubbing to extremiites and faint soiling and indentation to rear board. Front hinge likely PVC-repaired, a touch tight, with tear to paper visible. Rear hinge tender. Previous owner's circa-1960s horse-themed bookplate to front pastedown. Ownership inscription dated 1908 to front free endpaper. Spine visible at some pages; binding remains sound. Illustrated throughout in frontispiece and forty-two iconic illustrations by John Tenniel. Good. Item #5713