8vo. Original red boards with gilt titles & vignettes following the first printing (not the miniature edition). All edges gilt. Rare publishers buff dustwrapper with red lettering. A near fine/fine copy with fresh boards. The good dustwrapper has a graze to the spine & a number of repairs to the verso. Tanning to spine. A rare find in such wonderful condition protected by the original and scarce dustwrapper.
The sequel to Alice in Wonderland as Alice journeys through the looking glass; Dodgson explores concepts of mirror imagery, time running backward, chess strategies all wrapped up in the exploits of a spirited young girl who parries with the Red Queen, Tweedledee and Tweedledum and other unlikely characters.