Kingston NY: Battledore Ltd., . Inscribed at the colophon "For Bill Matheson - / With best of Carrollean greetings / and thanks for your help during the period / of early research on Tenniel's drawings. / Justin G. Schiller / a.k.a. / 'The Jabberwock'" In this fascinating book Justin Schiller describes his research over more than a decade in an effort to provide a detailed study of John Tenniel's preliminary drawings for both Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Cooking-Glass. Bound in brown and gold decorated laminated paper boards that simulate the original gilt leather binding that Riviere & Son designed and used in 1899 for L.W. Montagu when they integrated ten original Tenniel drawings with the 1865 "file" copy of Alice. Corners bumped, some bubbling to covers otherwise very good. Interior pages near fine. Extensively illustrated. Errata slip laid in. 109 pages.
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New York: E.P. Dutton Inc, 1984. Hardcover. 4to. Orange cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Minor scuffing/wear to edges and corners. Very clean interior with tight binding and many charming illustrations. Light yellow illustrated dj with red title to spine panel. Minor wear to edges of dj. 224 pp. CHILD080205. Very Good / Very Good+.