1899 Rare Book - ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND by Lewis Carroll. Fine Condition.
Author : CARROLL, Lewis (John Tenniel, illustrator).
Title : Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. With Forty-Two illustrations by John Tenniel.
Publisher : New York, Macmillan Company, 1899. Eighty-sixth thousand.
Language : Text in English.
Size : 8 " X 5.5 ".
Pages : 192 pages + publisher's ads.
Binding : Attractive and fine original Victorian decorated cloth binding under a protective removable mylar cover. Scarce in this pristine condition!
Content : Fine content (bright, tight and clean, all edges gilt).
Illustrations : Profusely illustrated by John Tenniel.
Estimate : (USD 500 - USD 700)
The book : Rare and attractive fine early US edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll beautifully illustrated by John Tenniel.
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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