1898 Scarce Lothrop Edition - ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND AND THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS. Illustrated in Color.
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Author: Lewis Carroll. (John Tenniel, illustrator).
Title: ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND AND THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS. With Ninety-Two illustrations. New Edition in One Volume.
Publisher: Boston, Lothrop Publishing Company, 1898. New Edition in One Volume. American Edition. First thus.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 9.5 " X 7.5 ".
Pages: 208 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good, near fine binding, featuring grey decorated cloth (hinges fine, minor wear and scuffing - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, pencil gift note of a previous 1899 owner on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with all the 92 black&white illustrations by Tenniel, the color frontispiece and 3 beautiful full-page color plates.
Estimate: (Scarce with no or few other copies available for sale worldwide).
The book: A rare and wonderful early American one-volume edition of Lewis Carroll's classic, ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND AND THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS, published by Lothrop in 1898. This large format, new edition in one volume, is adorned with 92 illustrations by the legendary artist, John Tenniel, adding to the whimsy and wonder of this timeless story.
The author: Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832–1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English writer of world-famous children's fiction, notably Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass. He was noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy.
The illustrator: Sir John Tenniel (1820 – 1914) was an English illustrator, graphic humorist, and political cartoonist prominent in the second half of the 19th century. He was knighted for his artistic achievements in 1893. Tenniel is remembered especially as the principal political cartoonist for Punch magazine and for his illustrations to Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass.
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