The Life And Letters Of Lewis Carroll

Publisher CENTURY CO.
Year 1899
Edition FIRST
Printing FIRST
Pages 448
Binding Hardcover
Condition Very Good
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CENTURY CO., 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) FIRST US EDITION. Very good complete condition, clean pages, former owner's name, red cloth boards with bright gold decoration and gold titles, gilt titles on spine somewhat faded, top page edges bright gilt, some wear to corners, hinges tape repaired, binding intact and a bit shaken, half-title loose.. Written by Lewis Carroll's nephew and illustrated with 72 photographs (many by Carroll himself) including those from the play Alice in Wonderland and of Alice Liddell (the real Alice); sketches and drawings (again, many by Carroll), with a facsimile of the Programme of "Alice in Wonderland" Produced at the Royal Globe Theatre, Dec. 26th, 1888. First US Edition of the first biography/bibliography of the iconic author of Alice in Wonderland and many other classics. Extensively illustrated with Carroll's photographs and drawings. Bibliography. Index. Very solid and heavy antique collectible edition. 448 pages.