Alice In Wonderland (Specimen Copy in orignal wrappers). Lewis Carroll.

Alice In Wonderland (Specimen Copy in orignal wrappers)

New York: Maynard, Merrill & Co, 1893. First edition thus. Softcover. 12mo. in printed stiff wrappers. Title page stamped "Specimen Copy with compliments of Maynard, Merrill & Co.". 72 pp. plus 4 pp. publisher's ads at rear. With illustrations in the text by John Tenniel. Recto of the front wrap and both sides of the rear wrap have listing of the titles in "Maynard's English Classic Series" (of which this is No. 153). Extremely scarce, essentially a sample copy but complete as it was issued. The story itself is somewhat condensed. In tight, near fine condition, just a touch of toning about the edges and bit of wear at the tips. Interior is clean and complete. Near Fine. Item #E19921

Price: $450.00

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