FIRST EDITION OF ALICE IN SERBO-CROAT.
CARROLL, Lewis (author). Raul GOLDONI (illustrator). Mira JURKIC-SUNJIC (translator). Alica U Zemlji Cudesa. [Alice's Adventures In Wonderland]. Zagreb; Izdavacko Knjizarsko Poduzec, Mladost. 1959.
Large square 8vo. Original white cloth-backed pictorial boards, pp. [iv], 5-13 + [iii]; with 11 line illustrations, including one repeated on the title-page, by Raul Goldoni; a very attractive copy with some dust-soiling to spine, internally fresh with a circular small brown mark to inner gutter of 6 pages (maximum diameter 11mm) and a neat contemporary inscription, dated 1961, to front free endpaper; scarce.
First Croatian edition of Alice, and the first edition in Serbo-Croat, published as number 30 in the Biblioteka Vjeverica series (Lovett 610), with text translated by Mira Jurkic Knijizarsko and an essay by her on Carroll. The poetry translated by Mirko Jurkic.
At the time of cataloguing only a modern edition of this book appears in commerce. Only 2 copies of the first edition listed on WorldCat (Southington Pub. Lib. and Univ. Texas, Austin, Henry Ransom), and none on Copac.