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Limited Edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, signed by Alice, for sale

A limited edition copy of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” is for sale on eBay. It is special, because it was signed by the real Alice.

In 1932 there was a celebration of the centenary of Lewis Carroll’s birth. Alice Liddell (by then married and named Alice Hargreaves) received an honorary degree from Columbia University, for which she traveled to New York. For this centenary, a limited edition of 1500 hardcover books was published, which were all signed by Alice (and also by the typographer and binder, Frederic Ward).

Cover and slipcase of the 1932 signed edition

The copy on sale is number 356 of those 1500. It was published in 1932 in the USA by The Limited Edition Club, and has gilt edges.

Listing price is $1,245 on eBay. See https://www.ebay.com/itm/264559526401

Alice's signature in the 1932 edition Number of copy of the 1932 signed edition

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