Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
West Hatfield, 1982. Two vols. 11 x 17. 148 pages illustrated with 75 wood engravings by Barry Moser. Every engraving in the text, even the endpaper, is signed by the artist. WITH an extra suite of the engravings, each signed. Bound by Gray Parrot in full purple morocco, gilt rules enclose an ornate gilt key. The suite is laid into a purple morocco-backed cloth portfolio with the artist’s Note about the cracked blocks. Both volumes are in a purple morocco-backed cloth tray case. There are several stray pale lavender marks on page 96, probably from Moser's purple signing pen. Fine. Item #14926
No. 32 of 50 deluxe copies in a full binding and with every illustration signed. (There were also 300 "regular" copies.) Printed in black with red shoulder notes, blue chapter heads, and small engravings in various colors including green & gold. The 75 wood engravings by Moser printed from the original blocks. The letter "A" on page 37 was hand illuminated by Moser. A playful book, with typographic puns. The mouse's long tail is over ten inches long in "shaped" typography.