Jun 17, 2021 - Sale 2573

Sale 2573 - Lot 293

Price Realized: $ 3,380
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland * Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There. By Lewis Carroll. Together, 2 volumes. Illustrations by John Tenniel, re-engraved by Frederic Warde. 8vo, publisher's gilt-decorated red and blue cloth, respectively, all edges gilt, scuffing to spine tips, spines lightly sunned; second title slipcased, in torn glassine and with tape ghosts to front and rear endpapers. Two limited editions signed by Alice Hargreaves, the original Alice who inspired the work. The first volume is number 1439 of 1500 copies also signed by the typographer/binder, Frederic Warde. Through the Looking-Glass is number 1221 and signed by Hargreaves only. Each signed copy of Alice's Adventures is one of approximately 200 total copies signed by Hargreaves. This edition was commemorative of the centennial of Dodgson's birth. Among the celebratory events was the visit of Alice Hargreaves to the United States and her book signing in New York at the age of 81--Cohen, pp 520-521. New York, 1932; 1935