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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (The Hitchhiker's Trilogy Book 1)

By: Adams, Douglas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harmony Books: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2282447

ISBN: 1400052920

Condition: Fine


15th printing of the first American edition. Quite simply the best copy in terms of condition we have ever handled. 1980 Hard Cover. 216 pp. 8vo. By now the story is legendary. Arthur Dent, mild-mannered, out-to-lunch earth-ling, is plucked from his planet by his friend Ford Prefect just seconds before it was demolished to make way for a hyper-space bypass. Ford, posing as an out-of-work actor, is a researcher for the revised edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Together the gruesome twosome begin their now-famous inter-galactic journey through time, space and best-sellerdom. View more info

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Anthony Adverse

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.: 1933

Seller ID: 2283715

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first state (p. 352, line 6: Xaxier; p. 397, line 22: found found; p. 1086, line 18: blacksmith ship). Includes original jacket in good condition (unclipped, $3.00 list price on front flap). Owner bookplate on front endpaper, jacket toned. 1933 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1224 pp. 8vo. The novel which inspired the 1936 Academy Award winning film directed by Mervyn LeRoy and starring Fredric March and Olivia de Havilland. From the publication of his Ballads of the Border in 1916, when he was in the National Guard serving on the Mexican Border, Hervey... View more info

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Anthony Adverse

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283716

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first state (p. 352, line 6: Xaxier; p. 397, line 22: found found; p. 1086, line 18: blacksmith ship). Includes original jacket in good condition (unclipped, $3.00 list price on front flap). Jacket toned, minimal loss from jacket spine head, a few closed 1/2 inch tears along edges. 1933 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1224 pp. 8vo. The novel which inspired the 1936 Academy Award winning film directed by Mervyn LeRoy and starring Fredric March and Olivia de Havilland. From the publication of his Ballads of the Border in 1916, when he was in the National ... View more info

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Zorro: A Novel

By: Allende, Isabel; Peden, Margaret Sayers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: HarperCollinsPublishers: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200693

ISBN: 0060778970

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. English text. Near fine.Near Fine. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 390 pp. English text. A swashbuckling adventure story that reveals for the first time how Diego de la Vega became the masked man we all know so well.Born in southern California late in the eighteenth century, he is a child of two worlds. Diego de la Vega's father is an aristocratic Spanish military man turned landowner; his mother, a Shoshone warrior. Diego learns from his maternal grandmother, White Owl, the ways of her tribe while receiving from his father lessons in the art of fe... View more info

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Band of Brothers : E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Touchstone: 2001

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2292426

ISBN: 0743216458

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Faint edge wear. 2001 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 333 pp. A look at the men of E Company describes how they parachuted into France early D-Day morning, parachuted into Holland in the Arnhem campaign, and captured Hitler's Bavarian outpost. View more info

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Emma

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1985

Seller ID: 1529607

Condition: Very Good


1985 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. As daughter of the richest, most important man in the small provincial village of Highbury, Emma Woodhouse is firmly convinced that it is her right--perhaps even her 'duty' -- to arrange the lives of others. Considered by most critics to be Austen's most technically brilliant achievement, 'Emma' sparkles with ironic insights into self-deception, self-discovery, and the interplay of love and power. View more info

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The Little Minister

By: Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: American Publishers Corporation: 1897

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2077493

Condition: Fine


First thus. An exceptional copy. 1897 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxxii, 375, [6] pp. 8vo. Maroon cloth, gilt titles & elaborate gilt decorations, top edge gilt. A new edition revised by the author, with a literary and biographical portrait preceding text, photographic frontispiece, and several engraved plates. A novel by the creator of Peter Pan, and inspiration for the 1934 Katharine Hepburn film, originally 'published in 1891 and dramatized in 1897. The Little Minister is set in Thrums, a Scottish weaving village based on Barrie’s birthplace, and concerns Gav... View more info

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The Little Minister, in Two Volumes (The Kirriemuir Edition)

By: Barrie, J.M. [James Matthew]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: H.M. Caldwell Company: 1898

Seller ID: 2287165

Condition: Near Fine


Pencil name on front endpaper of each volume. 1898 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in two volumes. xliv, [2], 290, [2]; vi, [4], 326, [2] pp. 8vo. The Kirriemuir Edition, named after the author's birthplace. Red cloth, elaborate gilt decorations, gilt titles and top edge, etchings by G.W.H. Ritchie. This edition also features a literary and biographical portrait of J.M. Barrie. A novel by the creator of Peter Pan, and inspiration for the 1934 Katharine Hepburn film, originally published in 1891 and dramatized in 1897. The Little Minister is set in Thrums, a S... View more info

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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death

By: Bauby, Jean-Dominique; Leggatt, Jeremy

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Vintage International: 1998

Edition: Movie Tie-In Edition

Seller ID: 2201100

Condition: Near Fine


Movie tie-in edition. Reprint. 1998 Trade Paperback. 131 pp. In December 1995, Jean-Dominique Bauby, the 43-year-old editor of French Elle, suffered a massive stroke that left him permanently paralyzed, a victim of 'locked in syndrome.' Once known for his gregariousness and wit, Bauby now finds himself imprisoned in an inert body, able to communicate only by blinking his left eye. The miracle is that in doing so he was able to compose this stunningly eloquent memoir.In a voice that is by turns wistful and mischievous, angry and sardonic, Bauby gives us a celebration of the liberating power of ... View more info

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The Emerald City of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $750.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Britton Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2122112

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first state, binding A (Bienvenue 47; Hanff 61) - advertisement on verso of ownership page lists through John Dough and the Cherub; metallic background and accents to front picture plate; black & orange pictorial endpapers. Two tiny chips from edge of color plate on front board, rear hinge just beginning to weaken, corners a bit rubbed, pencil name on ownership page. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 295, [1] pp. 8vo. Light blue cloth. 16 color plates and numerous black & white illustrations by John R. Neill. The sixth title in Baum's immortal Oz ser... View more info

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The Wizard of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Michael Neugebauer / North South Books: 1996

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2199320

ISBN: 1558586385

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Signed by illustrator on bookplate affixed to front endpaper. Includes 3D glasses and large color poster. 1996 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 103 pp. For many of us, the adventures of Dorothy in Oz will forever be associated not with Judy Garland singing Somewhere Over the Rainbow but with W. W. Denslow's exceedingly odd line drawings for the original editions of Baum's Oz series. The Viennese artist Lisbeth Zwerger, however, goes a long way toward providing a new and refreshed set of images for the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion, and the humbug wizard... View more info

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The Tin Woodman of Oz: A Faithful Story of the Astonishing Adventure Undertaken by the Tin Woodman, assisted by Woot the Wanderer, the Scarecrow of Oz, and Polychrome, the Rainbow's Daughter (The Oz Series Book 12)

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1918

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2289609

Condition: Fair


1920 printing with uncaptioned color plates, verso of ownership page lists through Glenda of Oz (Bienvenue p. 95). Incomplete copy - lacks p. 150-153 and one color plates. Binding repaired, light stain on bottom margin of first few pages. 1918 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 287, [1] pp. 8vo. Blue cloth, black titles, Tin Man vignette on spine, color paper label on front board, illustrated endpapers, color plates and black-and-white illustrations by John R. Neill. The twelfth book in Baum's immortal Oz series. View more info

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The Patchwork Girl of Oz (The Oz Series Book 7)

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1913

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2289612

Condition: Very Good


Late 1940s - late 1950s printing: label, no spine vignette, black-and-white illustrations (Bienvenue p. 53-54). Pencil name and address on ownership page, tiny ding to spine base, top edge faintly foxed. 1913 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 340, [8] pp. 8vo. Light brown cloth, black titles, color paper label on front board, illustrated endpapers, black-and-white illustrations by John R. Neill. The seventh book in Baum's immortal Oz series. View more info

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The Royal Book of Oz: In which the Scarecrow goes to search for his family tree and discovers that he is the Long Lost Emperor of the Silver Island, and how he was rescued and brought back to Oz by Dorothy and the Cowardly Lion (The Oz Series Book 15)

By: Baum, L. Frank; Thompson, Ruth Plumly

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1921

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272904

Condition: Very Good


1934-1950s printing: no color plates, semi-script publisher's spine imprint (Bienvenue p. 102). A bit musty, page ridge lightly foxed. 1921 Hard Cover. 312 pp. 8vo. Red cloth, black titles, vignette on spine, illustrated endpapers, black-and-white illustrations by John R. Neill. The first of the many Oz books written by Baum's first successor, Ruth Plumly Thompson, though it was credited by the publisher to Baum on the spine and cover to ease the transition to the new Royal Historian. View more info

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The Royal Book of Oz: In which the Scarecrow goes to search for his family tree and discovers that he is the Long Lost Emperor of the Silver Island, and how he was rescued and brought back to Oz by Dorothy and the Cowardly Lion (The Oz Series Book 15)

By: Baum, L. Frank; Thompson, Ruth Plumly

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289611

Condition: Good


First edition: 'Scarecorws' on p. 255 facing plate caption, plates glossy on one side only (Bienvenue p. 102). Includes all 12 color plates. Binding repaired, ink name and date on ownership page, boards a bit rubbed. 1921 Hard Cover. 312 pp. 8vo. Beige cloth, black titles, vignette on spine, illustrated endpapers, 12 color plates and black-and-white illustrations by John R. Neill. The first of the many Oz books written by Baum's first successor, Ruth Plumly Thompson, though it was credited by the publisher to Baum on the spine and cover to ease the transition to the new Royal Historian. View more info

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The House of Dr. Edwardes

By: Beeding, Francis [Palmer, John; Saunders, Hilary]

Price: $225.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt Company: 1928

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272711

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss from top marginal corner of first few pages (biopredation?), name crossed out with black marker on front endpaper, minimal loss from jacket edges, faint stain to crease of rear jacket flap. 1928 Hard Cover. 312, [2] pp. 8vo. A thriller that inspired Alfred Hitchcock's 1945 film Spellbound, starring Ingrid Bergman and Gregory Peck. It was written pseudonymously by John Palmer and Hilary Saunders, who used the pen name Francis Beeding (as they did with several other novels). The setting is an insane asylum, in which the psychiatrist in residence begins to suspect that the man who rece... View more info

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The Beast Must Die

By: Blake, Nicholas (Lewis, Cecil Day)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202720

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Lacks jacket. Portion of front jacket flap mounted on front endpaper beneath dealer bookplate. Cover lightly smudged. 1938 Hard Cover. 255 pp. 8vo. A novel written pseudonymously by Irish author and British Poet Laureate Cecil Day Lewis, father of actor Daniel Day Lewis. The book was adapted into an Argentinian film entitled La Bestia debe morir in 1952. View more info

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Planet of the Apes

By: Boulle, Pierre; Fielding, Xan (Translator)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2010

Seller ID: 2268790

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date (6/8/2010) in black ink on front flyleaf. 248, [4] pp. 8vo. Full brown leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color frontispiece by Dennis Lyall. Translated from the French by Xan Fielding. Boulle's classic 1963 novel differs in several ways from the 1968 movie and its various spinoffs. While the bare-bones story is familiar—astronaut travels to a planet populated by intelligent apes, is captured, fights to prove that he is a thinking creature—the... View more info

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Lion (Movie Tie-In)

By: Brierley, Saroo; Buttrose, Larry

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New American Library: 2016

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2272886

ISBN: 0399584692

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 2016 Trade Paperback. 273 pp. Previously published as A Long Way Home: A Memoir. First it was a media sensation. Then it became the #1 international bestseller A Long Way Home. Now it’s Lion, the major motion picture starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, and Rooney Mara—nominated for six Academy Awards! This is the miraculous and triumphant story of Saroo Brierley, a young man who used Google Earth to rediscover his childhood life and home in an incredible journey from India to Australia and back again... At only five years old, Saroo Brierley got lost on a train in India. Unable... View more info

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Sonny: The Story of a Dog's Love for a Man

By: Brightman, Virginia

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1923

Seller ID: 2194844

Condition: Very Good


Ink gift note dated 1931 on front endpaper.A few light stains on jacket spine, tear along spine edge of rear jacket panel with amateur repair attempt. 1923 Hard Cover. 284 pp. 8vo. Color frontispiece and matching jacket art by George W. Gage. A western focusing on an Airedale named Sonny and the man who adopted him after finding him in the desert. Inspiration for the screenplay entitled 'Teeth', which Fox Films produced in 1924. View more info

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The Butterfly

By: Cain, James M.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1974

Edition: Movie Tie-In Edition

Seller ID: 2286798

Condition: Very Good


Movie tie-in edition. Pages faintly toned. 1974 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Set during the 1920's, tells the story of a woman leaving an abusive family to try her luck in the big world. View more info

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In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences

By: Capote, Truman

Price: $2,250.00

Publisher: Random House: 1965

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263973

Condition: Fine


Limited edition, #285 of 500, signed & numbered by Capote on colophon, which states 'Of the first edition of In Cold Blood five hundred copies have been printed on special paper and specially bound.' Lacks slipcase issued with this edition, but is only the more attractive for it (the slipcase was a rather plain red paper over cardboard). 1965 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 343 pp. 8vo. Finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full brown morocco with gilt titles, rules, and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The collector who had these rebound include... View more info

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Breakfast at Tiffany's: A Short Novel and Three Stories

By: Capote, Truman

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Random House: 1967

Edition: 12th Printing

Seller ID: 2288735

Condition: Good


12th printing. Former library copy - usual marks. 1967 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 179 pp. The novella that inspired the famous film starring Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly, together with three other stories (House of Flowers; A Diamond Guitar; A Christmas Memory). Breakfast at Tiffany's is a novella by Truman Capote published in 1958. In it, a contemporary writer recalls his early days in New York City, when he makes the acquaintance of his remarkable neighbor, Holly Golightly, who is one of Capote's best-known creations. View more info

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Oscar and Lucinda

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1997

Seller ID: 1540016

Condition: Very Good


Minor wear to corner. 1997 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. A novel which tells the story of Oscar Hopkins, an Oxford seminarian with a passion for gambling and for Lucinda Leplastrier, a Sydney heiress with a fascination for glass. The year is 1865. When they meet on the boat to Australia their lives are changed for ever. View more info

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Oscar and Lucinda

By: Carey, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274026

ISBN: 0571148123

Condition: Good


First edition. Pages toned, light stain along margin, jacket price clipped but with clipped portion retained and laid in. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 512 pp. 8vo. A novel which tells the story of Oscar Hopkins, an Oxford seminarian with a passion for gambling and for Lucinda Leplastrier, a Sydney heiress with a fascination for glass. The year is 1865. When they meet on the boat to Australia their lives are changed for ever. View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There (Centennial Edition)

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Random House: 1946

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281655

Condition: Very Good


1946 edition with color illustrations (the 1960s reissues switched them to black-and-white). Lacks slipcase. Spines slightly faded, corners slightly rubbed. We have more books available by this author!. 150; 165 pp. 8vo. Two hardcovers issued in publisher's slipcase. Includes color illustrations by John Tenniel. Includes: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There. View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There (Centennial Edition)

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Random House: 1946

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291259

Condition: Very Good


1946 edition with color illustrations (the 1960s reissues switched them to black-and-white). Includes publisher's slipcase. Spines faded, small spot on spine of first volume, stain on fore-edge of slipcase, slipcase toned. We have more books available by this author!. 150; 165 pp. 8vo. Two hardcovers issued in publisher's slipcase. Includes color illustrations by John Tenniel. Includes: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There. View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Carroll, Lewis (Rev. Charles Lutwidge)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA: 1975

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1996832

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 1975 Full-Leather. [iv], 161 pp. 8vo. Original light brown full leather with gilt titles and elaborate gilt decorations of hearts, clubs, diamonds and spades, with the white rabbit pictured in green on the front board. Green ribbon marker bound in, green silk moire endpapers, all edges gilt. Limited edition, part of The Franklin Library's 100 Greatest Books of All Time series. Two tone illustrations by John Tenniel throughout. An exceptionally decorative edition of Carroll's classic work. This particular edition made a brief appearance in the television series Gotham, in a... View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Carroll, Lewis (Rev. Charles Lutwidge)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA: 1975

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2140629

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy - no wear or internal marks. 1975 Full-Leather. [iv], 161 pp. 8vo. Original light brown full leather with gilt titles and elaborate gilt decorations of hearts, clubs, diamonds and spades, with the white rabbit pictured in green on the front board. Green ribbon marker bound in, green silk moire endpapers, all edges gilt. Limited edition, part of The Franklin Library's 100 Greatest Books of All Time series. Two tone illustrations by John Tenniel throughout. An exceptionally decorative edition of Carroll's classic work. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (27 January 18... View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Carroll, Lewis (Rev. Charles Lutwidge)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1975

Seller ID: 2285610

Condition: Near Fine


A couple small smudges along spine. 1975 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. [iv], 161, [3] pp. 8vo. Original light brown full leather with gilt titles and elaborate gilt decorations of hearts, clubs, diamonds and spades, with the white rabbit pictured in green on the front board. Green ribbon marker bound in, green silk moire endpapers, all edges gilt. Limited edition, part of The Franklin Library's 100 Greatest Books of All Time series. Two tone illustrations by John Tenniel throughout. An exceptionally decorative edition of Carroll's classic work. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: C... View more info