CARROLL, Lewis (author). Christian BIRMINGHAM (illustrator). Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. London; Books Illustrated Ltd. 2019.
Large 4to; publisher's de luxe full white morocco, spine lettered gilt, pictorially blocked and lettered in gilt to upper cover, all edges gilt, with antique gold satin ribbon bookmarker, housed in the original red cloth-covered fall-down-back box decorated in gilt to upper board, handsomely lined in antique gold-coloured suedette, with original satin ribbon pull; pp. ; exquisitely illustrated throughout with a profusion of illustrations in black and white after detailed pencil drawings, some full-page, alongside a total of 20 glorious full-page coloured plates and a pictorial title-page in colours; a fine, as new, copy.
First edition illustrated by Christian Birmingham, limited to a total of only 420 copies. This one of only 100 copies (of that number), signed and presented in full publisher's leather in a solander case. In addition there were 20 "prestige" copies issued in full vellum, 100 "collectors' copies" in faux leather and 200 "standard" copies in cloth-backed boards, which sold out quickly on publication.