Chicago, Philadelphia, and Toronto: The John C. Winston Company, 1923. John Tenniel. Children's Bookshelf edition. Hardcover. 319pp. Octavo [20.5 cm] Blue cloth with a gilt stamped title on the backstrip and an illustrated paper label on the front board. Pictorial endpapers. Rubbing to spine ends and corners, else very light wear; interior is unmarked. In the illustrated dust jacket, with corners clipped, and a couple of large open tears in the edges, measuring approximately 1" x 1". The edges also have numerous small chips and a 1" closed tear. The jacket is just a trifle moisture stained on the reverse. Very good / very good. Item #54585
Part of The Children's Bookshelf series. With eighty-nine illustrations by John Tenniel and four color plates by Edwin John Prittie. Prittie was an illustrator of children’s books and classics for the John C. Winston publishing company between the years 1906 and 1932.