1895 Rare Altemus Edition - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.
Author: CARROLL, Lewis (John Tenniel, illustrator)
Title: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. With 42 Illustrations.
Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus, 1895. Altemus Young People's Library edition, first format.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 6.5 " X 5 ".
Pages: 183 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original decorated full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with all the 42 beautiful illustrations by John Tenniel.
The book: Rare in this nice binding condition and attractive Altemus edition of Alice's adventures in wonderland!
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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