1900's Rare Conkey Edition - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Author :Lewis Carroll; John Tenniel; Louisa May Alcott
Title : Alice's Adventures in Wonderland With Forty Illustrations by John Tenniel.& [bound with] Flower Fables.
Publisher : Chicago : W.B. Conkey, [probably published between 1900 and 1920]. First thus.
Language : Text in English
Size : 8 " X 6 "
Pages : 150 - 48 pages
Binding : Very good attractive rare original decorated cloth binding (overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare foxing or staining).
Illustrations : Complete with all the illustrations by Tenniel.
Estimate : (USD 150 - 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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