Collingwood, Stuart Dodgson.
The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll (Rev C L Dodgson).
Publisher: T Fisher Unwin, London;
Date of Publication: 1898
Stock Code: 5719
FIRST EDITION INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Octavo, pp xx, 448,  catalogue. Frontispiece photographic portrait of Lewis Carroll with facsimile signature below, with tissue guard;Original green cloth with bevelled boards, gilt titles and gilt blocked panels to spine and upper board. Teg. Spine sunned, and creased at tips; boards rubbed to edge. Inner front hinge cracked but holding; endpapers, tissue guard and textblock edge foxed. Inscribed to ffep: “ Mrs Anthony Scott with the Author’s fond remembrances and best wishes for a happy Christmas. Dec: 1898.” A Good copy.
Biography of the celebrated author, published in the year of Carroll’s death and written by his nephew. Carroll (1832-98) kept a private diary which Collingwood used in his research, together with his uncle’s private papers. A close link to the creator of Alice in Wonderland.
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