Early Books

Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There.

By Lewis Carroll.

Illustrated by John Tenniel.

London: Macmillan and Co., 1872.

The first edition of the famous sequel to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is dated 1872 on the title page, but the first copies came off the presses on November 18, 1871. This copy bears a gift inscription from Christmas 1871.

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