Through the Looking-Glass and what Alice Found There.
London: MacMillan and Company, 1872. 8vo, [xii], -224, pp. Fifty illustrations by John Tenniel including frontispiece. With one page of publisher's advertisements. Original red cloth gilt, binders ticket, neatly restored as usual, inscribed by the author. In a red morocco box. First edition first issue of Through the Looking-Glass with the misprint "wade" instead of "wabe" on page 21 and page 98 unnumbered. Inscribed: Edith Margaret Argles from the author, Christmas 1871. Edith Margaret Argles (1853-1935) was a long-time child-friend who eventually became Vice-Principal of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. This copy is one of the 100 copies the author inscribed in December of 1971. A census is currently being made of all extant copies.
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