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The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll circa 1899

The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll circa 1899

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Author: Stuart Dodgson Collingwood

 

Title: The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll

 

Year of Publication: circa 1899

 

Edition: not dated but is believed to be the first edition second issue

 

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin, London

 

 

Brief Details of this Book:

 

The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll is a very detailed biography with photographs of Lewis Carroll by Lewis Carroll’s nephew Stuart Dodgson Collingwood.

 

The original green binding with bevelled front board and back board, gilt lettering and decoration to the front board, the pages are top edge gilt and with plain white front endpapers and rear endpapers.

 

There are 448 numbered pages plus 12 pages of advertisements to the end of the book. The pages are top edge gilt.  There is also an extensive 13 page biography (the last pages still not opened after more than one hundred years!), and a 4 page index to the end of the book.

 

 

Condition of the Binding:

 

The binding is in Good + condition with fading to the spine, though the gilt is still very visible; fading to the back board; some corner knocks; and broken internal hinges to the front and back boards (merely cosmetic since the boards are still firmly attached).

 

 

Condition of the Pages:

 

The pages are clean and firmly bound in and are in overall Very Good + condition.

 

 

Enlarged Images:

 

The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll circa 1899 Front Board and Spine
The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll circa 1899 Front Board
The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll circa 1899 Spine
The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll circa 1899 Back Board
The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll circa 1899 Half Title Page
The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll circa 1899 Frontispiece
The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll circa 1899 Title Page
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