1893 Scarce Crowell Edition - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.
Author: CARROLL, Lewis. (John Tenniel and others, illustrators).
Title: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., 1893. First thus.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 6.5." X 5 ".
Pages: 218 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good, near fine, scarce original decorated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in any condition!
Content: Very good, near fine content (bright, tight, and clean, gift note of a previous 1899 owner on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the wonderful color frontispiece of Alice taking a nap in a lady's lap under a shade tree at the edge of the water, other unsigned illustrations and some of the classic John Tenniel illustrations.
Estimate: (Scarce with no or few other copies available for sale worldwide).
The book: Scarce, attractive and uncommon Crowell Edition. The color frontispiece is the first time we see Alice in a blue dress in book illustration, she previously was illustrated with a red dress.
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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