THE COMPLETE WORKS OF LEWIS CARROLL. With an introduction by Alexander Woollcott and the illustrations by John Tenniel.
CARROLL. LEWIS. ; ( Dodgson. Charles L ).
Nonesuch Library. London. 1939.
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.7 x 5 inches). 1165pp. Finely bound in mid twentieth century half red calf. Spine with five raised bands, each decorated with gilt floral line design. Navy blue morocco label, ruled and lettered in gilt. Spine compartments ruled and with decorative borders surrounding March Hare and Playing card designs, all in gilt. Marbled paper on boards. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Neat 3 line inscription on the front blank endpaper but overall a fine, attractively bound copy. The binding is not signed but is certainly the work of a master bookbinder.