1889 Rare Victorian Bookset - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass L Carroll
Author : CARROLL, Lewis (John Tenniel, illustrator)
Title : Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There. 2 Volume set.
Publisher : London, Macmillan & Co, 1889 and 1891.
Language : Text in English
Size : 7.5 " X 5.5 "
Pages : 192-224 pages
Binding : Attractive set in very good original Victorian decorated cloth binding (overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover. Rare in such a very good condition.
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, gift note on half title page of second volume).
Illustrations : Profusely illustrated by John Tenniel.
Estimate : (USD 550 - USD 800)
The books : Rare and attractive bookset of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & 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 word play, 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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