Posts Tagged ‘twenty-first thousand

19
Jan
11

alice through the looking glass: 1872 edition

Alice Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll

50 illustrations by John Tenniel. Red hardcover with gilt trim and all page edges gilt. Published by Macmillan & Co. 1872. Twenty first thousand. (First edition but later printing). Publisher’s advertisements at the back.

It’s surprising how reasonably you can pick up early Looking Glass printings. There are several of these on abebooks for around the 25-30 quid mark. You wouldn’t get a Wonderland for that…

Having said that, this is very precious to me- it’s my oldest book and was given as an anonymous Christmas present. Although I have a shrewd idea who from…




Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 631 other followers

September 2014
M T W T F S S
« Jul    
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930  
{lang: 'en-GB'}

Flickr Photos

Gaj and the giant cocktail #cocktail

Eunice leaning.

Photo

#vanda

More Photos
Powered by WebRing.
This site is a member of WebRing.
To browse visit Here.
free counters

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 631 other followers

%d bloggers like this: