Alice in Wonderland. With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel.
New York: Appleton , 1866. First edition Original red cloth, gilt, gilt edges. This first printing was produced for Macmillan in 1865, however all but a few copies were withdrawn because of the unsatisfactory printing quality and the sheets sold to Appleton, with 1000 new title pages, for publication in America. Thus, this is the earliest obtainable printing. Christmas 1866 gift inscription. The Frank J. Hogan - Charles J. Rosenbloom with their bookplates. Original red cloth, gilt, a.e.g. Ends of spine frayed, corners a trifle worn, spine gilt a bit rubbed, a very good copy. (Item ID: 28072)