1900 Scarce Conkey Edition - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated.
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Author: Lewis Carroll; John Tenniel; Louisa May Alcott.
Title: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland With Forty Illustrations by John Tenniel.& [bound with] Flower Fables by Louisa May Alcott.
Publisher: Chicago, W.B. Conkey Company, no date (circa the 1900s). First thus.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7.5 " X 5.5 ".
Pages: 150 - 48 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original decorated full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn, soiled and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in any condition!
Content: Good content (bright, tight, some foxing and staining throughout - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the color frontispiece illustration and all the illustrations by John Tenniel.
Estimate : (USD 160 - USD 225)
The book: Attractive and Uncommon illustrated edition combining Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll with "Flower Fables" by Alcott. The Conkey Company also published another undated Alice containing Alcott's "Flower Fables" with a different depiction of Alice on the cover.
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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