ALICE`S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. With the original illustrations by John Tenniel.

Published: Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society, for the Riccardi Press, London. 1914.

Date: 1914

LIMITED EDITION. Large 8vo.(9.3 x 6.6 inches). One of 1000 hand-numbered copies printed in the Riccardi Fount on handmade Riccardi Paper. Fine clean copy in a late twentieth century leather binding of Full dark green morocco with five raised bands, and gilt rules and lettering to the spine. Boards with gilt ruled lines meeting in a decorative gilt lattice design. Title in gilt to the centre of the front board. Inner boards with double ruled border to the turn-ins. Grey plain hand made paper endpapers. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A fine and attractive late twentieth century hand tooled leather binding. A bright and clean copy of this lovely edition, beautifully printed on fine quality hand made paper and in a decorative leather binding.

This edition was published by arrangement with Macmillan and Company using Carroll's revised text of 1896. The wonderful Tenniel illustrations are printed from fresh electros taken from the original wood-blocks, with four being slightly enlarged from the original block designs.


Offered by Paul Foster