Auction No. 44

Lot 348

Postal History

Opening $400

Dodgson, Charles L.
Eight or Nine Wise Words about Letter-Writing [with Stamp Case and Envelope].
London: Emberlin and Son, [c. 1910-1915].
Eighth edition of Wise Words; Third edition of the Stamp Case and Third Edition of the Envelope. pp. [1-5], 6. 1 vols. 3 x 4 inches. Self wrappers. With the original pink envelope with printed description and reading ‘The “Wonderland” Postage-Stamp-Case.’ Some fading and wear to envelope else in excellent condition. Williams-Madan 223-5.
ACCOMPANIED BY "THE WONDERLAND POSTAGE-STAMP CASE" as issued, consisting of the illustrated folder with the illustration of Alice with the Duchess' baby on one side and the publisher's imprint, the illustration of the Cheshire cat over the "(Post Free, 13d) Price One Shilling." The second part of this piece is the the folded card of the stamp case with Alice and the piglet and the Cheshire cat's smile on the exterior and with 12 stitched pockets each bearing a value under the opening, the numbers being the only printing on the interior. All in excellent condition.
Price: $650.00  -  $1000.00         

Great Britain