Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1979. Lewis Carroll and Phuz. Early American printing. Hardcover. 64pp. Duodecimo [20 cm] Pale blue cloth-effect paper over boards with a dark blue ink stamped title on the spine, and a blue ink stamped vignette on the front cover. Good plus. The top edge of the front cover is barely perceptibly damp stained, and there is a large area of very light moisture staining on the rear cover. In a good plus dust jacket, with light moisture staining and rippling. Item #45655
Illustrations by Lewis Carroll and Phuz. From the dust jacket- "The creator of Alice in Wonderland was for years a chronic insomniac. To divert himself during what he called 'the wakeful hours,' Lewis Carroll devised puzzles and entertainments ranging from acrostics and number games to rhymes and riddles. Drawn from both his private and published writing, the Bedside Book includes thoughts on how to conjure a ghost as well as how to entertain a ghost once it appears."