[DALI, SALVADOR] CARROLL, LEWIS [=DODGSON, CHARLES LUTWIDGE]. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
. New York: Maecenas Press and Random House, 1969. Copy LXXX of 200 copies of the deluxe edition on Rives paper with the additional suite on Japon, the title-leaf signed in pencil by Dali, the color etching signed and numbered from the edition. Original brown morocco clamshell case, text in loose signatures (as issued) in the black cloth wrapper lettered in gilt with Dali's name, with the accompanying suite in a black cloth portfolio to match. 17 x 11 1/2 inches (43 x 29 cm); frontispiece signed color etching, title, 152 pp. plus colophon leaf and printing information, the page count including twelve color heliogravure plates after Dali (the suite comprising the same plates, though the color etching is unsigned). Bone clasps and ties lacking, a few minor areas of wear to the morocco case including the foot of the spine, internally a fresh, sound copy.
This deluxe edition, distinguished from the more commonly found edition of 2,500 copies by the suite and numbering of the etching, is quite scarce. Michler & Lopsinger 321-33.
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