You haven't verified your email address yet

Arthur Rackham & Lewis Carroll - Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland - 1907

Lot reference 19406727

Valid bid!

In order to place your bid, you'll only need to sign in or create a free account.

Already registered?

Waiting for extension Lot closed Open for bids in Lot closes in: Offer expires in:

Current bid $530
Next minimum bid $554
Location: United Kingdom
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
Shipping to United States: $20.36
$
$

No bids placed.

$530 Bidder 4364
27-06-2018 20:01:31
$507 Bidder 3166
27-06-2018 20:01:22
$484 Bidder 4364
27-06-2018 20:00:28
$484 Bidder 3166
27-06-2018 20:00:28
$461 Bidder 4364
27-06-2018 20:00:19
$438 Bidder 3166
27-06-2018 20:00:06
$415 Bidder 4364
27-06-2018 19:59:58

Children's books, Illustrated, Literature - Quantity: 1

Object: Book
Number of Books: 1
Subject: Children's books, Illustrated, Literature
Author/ Illustrator: Arthur Rackham & Lewis Carroll
Book Title: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
Condition: Good
Publication year oldest item: 1907
Edition: 1st Edition Thus
Language: English
Version: Original Language
Publisher: William Heinemann, London
Binding/ Material: Hardback

Publisher’s green cloth with gilt vignette and black lettering to upper board, black vignette and lettering to spine, publisher’s device to lower board, top edges green, pictorial endpapers (printed in green), 13 colour plates with descriptive tissue guards (captions in maroon), 3 full-page plus 11 smaller drawings, illustrated title page, decorative initials, xii, 162 pages plus advertisement, 21 x 15.2 cm.

Undated, but 1907 (Riall p. 77; Lovett 215b).

Arthur Rackham’s version of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ remains one of his most famous and best-loved works.

 Featuring 13 beautiful colour plates, it was first published in 1907, the year in which the original copyright in Lewis Carroll’s book expired.

This is the true first trade edition as described by Riall, with the advertisement for ‘Rip Van Winkle’ to the reverse of the half-title page, and the advertisement for Pamela Tennant’s ‘The Children & the Pictures’ at the back of the book.

Note that pages 33-48 in this particular copy are duplicated, with an extra (duplicate) colour plate as a result (there are 14 plates instead of the usual 13).

Condition:
Usual age-toning to paper, a little finger-marking/smudging, seven pairs of gatherings stretched, three or four plates previously loose (now re-glued), foxing throughout (plates not affected), slight wear to a few lower edges. Endpapers with usual offsetting/foxing. Edges of page block with foxing; top with a little loss to colour. Binding loose, with slight lean. Boards and spine with discoloration and marks as shown, usual bumping, rubbing and wear to extremities; spine with glue-repaired tear across top, chipping to foot; upper and lower joints with four closed tears, each approximately 3 cm in length (partly glue repaired).

Gb carbonel  

Feedback score: 100.0
Reviews given: 65
Member since: July 27, 2014
  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    很好的书,包装认真
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    yxz330 September 20, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Fantastique! Les colis est arrivé rapidement malgré les problèmes avec la Post France et le vendeur a été très presente lors des problèmes avec la Post pour les resoudre très rapidement
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    Kanito September 15, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Entrega em excelentes condições. Encomenda bem acondicionada. Livro correspondeu ao esperado.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    jpccb September 12, 2018

  • Very pleased with how Catawiki operate - gives confidence for
    further transactions.

    Best Wishes

    user-32a94c7 September 7, 2018

  • Fast and securely packed. Excellent, thanks!

    mantichore July 28, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Très bien, l'emballage comme l'expédition. Conforme à la description
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    CIRDEC86 July 19, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    TODO PERFECTO...MUCHAS GRACIAS!!!!
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    user-b3a9015 June 21, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    as usual with this seller: book as described, well packed and quick shipping
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    Tristram May 14, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    todo ok
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    alejonis1 April 29, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Book as described, well packed and fast shipping
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    Tristram April 22, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Excellent seller. Highly recommended. Thank youj
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    camperina April 17, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Todo Perfecto. Gracias.
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    Letrilla March 9, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Book as described; quick shipping
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    Tristram February 19, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    A MASTERPIECE!!! very PROUD of it!
    Thanks!...a DREAM came TRUE....!
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    QueenB4 February 12, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    an extremely pleasant edition of Byron's poems, nice book, well packed, quickly sent, friendly seller, happy buyer....
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    PaillerJean January 25, 2018

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    beautiful, thanks a lot
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    paravent January 19, 2018

  • Excellent book. Well packed. Quick delivery. Thanks! A+++

    Brainfelt December 25, 2017

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Sehr schön, wie neu und tolle Bilder
    Danke
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    orbansym December 15, 2017

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    all arrived well, thanks
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    paravent December 8, 2017

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    arrived well, thanks
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    paravent December 1, 2017

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Bien
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    Belchu November 23, 2017

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Très bon état.Parfait
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    Cevind November 23, 2017

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    Splendid!
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    Dusty123 November 10, 2017

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    TUTTO PERFETTO-GRAZIE
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    servus38 October 7, 2017

  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    OK-PERFECT!
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    servus38 July 12, 2017

View all 65 reviews

Delivery

The seller will ship the item(s) within 3 working days after receiving confirmation of payment.

Shipping costs are for mainland destinations only.
More information

Shipping costs

United States $20.36
United Kingdom $5.65
Rest of Europe $15.69
Anywhere else $20.36

Question about this lot?

Contact our Customer Support

All of our auctions are subject to notarial supervision 

Payment options

Visa Mastercard Sepa_credit_transfer

Share this lot with your friends

We’re sorry, we're unable to accept your bid

Due to an outstanding payment, you currently cannot place any bids on Catawiki.

Once your payment has been processed, you will immediately be able to place your bids again as normal. Please note: If you decide to pay via bank transfer, your payment may take up to 2 working days to be processed. We therefore recommend using one of the direct payment methods available on our payment page.

Pay now

X
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 35,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in