1889 Rare Book - Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll.
Author: CARROLL, Lewis. (John Tenniel, illustrator).
Title: Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There By Lewis Carroll, Author of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland".
Publisher: London & New York, Macmillan & Co, 1889. Fiftieth Thousand.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 7.5 " X 5.5 ".
Pages: 224 pages + 11 catalogue pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original Victorian decorated cloth binding in the green variant (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing or staining - as shown, armorial ex-libris on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the 50 beautiful illustrations by John Tenniel.
Estimate : (USD 350- USD 500)
The book: Rare and attractive edition of "Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There" by Lewis Carroll.
The author: Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon, and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, which includes the poem "Jabberwocky," and the poem The Hunting of the Snark – all examples of the genre of literary nonsense. He is noted for his facility at wordplay, logic, and fantasy. There are societies in many parts of the world dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of his works and the investigation of his life.
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