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    2. First Editions of 'Through the Looking-Glass'

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    This is the title page and cover of the first British edition of 'Looking-Glass' published in 1872, as seen, in red cloth  with a picture of the Red Queen on the front. It was published at the end of 1871 and 9000 copies were issued. It is easy to verify that it is a 1st edition as there is a mistake on page 21 where 'wabe' is written with a 'd' instead of a 'b'.  
     
     
     
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    Cover of the first People's Edition published by Macmillan in 1887, revised and reset. There is also a combined version of the two books published in 1887 using the sheets from the people's editions but inserting at the beginning a double-leaf forming a general title page.

     
     
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    The Miniature edition and the 'Little Folks' Editions were first published by Macmillan in 1908 & 1903 respectively. The 'Little Folks' Edition was abridged and contained 32 colour illustrations by Tenniel.
     
     

     
     

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
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    This is the title page of the first edition of the galley-proofs of 'The Wasp in a Wig' published by Lewis Carroll Society of North America in 1977 in a limited edition  of 750. This is the 'chapter' omitted from 'Looking-Glass' at the request of Tenniel. 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
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    This is the cover and title page of the first American edition also published in 1872 by Lee and Sheppard and it has the same 'Wabe' error as the British edition. There are minor differences to the British edition such as a rearrangement of the preliminary pages and no adverts at the end. Also seen with green and blue bindings.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

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    The cover of an American Miniature edition Published by Henry Altemus in 1895. There was also an 'Alice' in this edition published the same year. (see Home page for cover)
     
     
     

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     'The Wasp in a Wig' was first published in Britain by The Sunday Telegraph in 1977, the illustration is by Ralph Steadman. Inside the Magazine there were further attempt at illustrating the story by Hugh Casson, Patrick Proctor and Peter Blake. It was published in book form by Macmillan later that year
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
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