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CHARLES L. DODGSON (1831-1898) "Lewis Carroll", English author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. Scarce A.L.S. "C. L. Dodgson" 1p. 8vo., Oxford, Oct. 23, 1879, to Miss Erskine, in part: "...I send you a...copy of a bill received from a daughter of Judge Denman, as the recital will be very near you - The Denmans known these Weblings, & seem to think lightly of them - They have sometimes had 'Peggy' to recite in their house. This is the final public appearance of the family...". As an amateur photographer, Carroll took several photographs of Charlotte Edith Denman and Justice Denman, close friends of the family. Penned in purple ink, and handsomely presented in slate blue matting with a portrait . Framed in gilt. Very good condition, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $ 1,200-1,500

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