1901 Rare Edition - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll illustrated by Peter Newell.
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Author: Lewis Carroll. (Peter Newell, illustrator).
Title: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland with an introduction by E S. Martin.
Publisher: New York and London, Harper & Brothers Publishers, no date (circa 1901). First thus.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 8.5 " X 6 ".
Pages: xvii-191-(1) pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original decorated cloth binding (overall slightly worn and scuffed, gilt on spine faded - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, first inner hinge slightly worn but still tight - as shown, 1924 Xmas gift note on the first endpaper - as shown, offsetting of an old newspaper clip (removed) on pages 14-15 -as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with all the wonderful illustrations by Peter Newell.
Estimate : (USD 200 - USD 250)
The book: Attractive and uncommon illustrated edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland illustrated by Peter Newell.
The illustrator: Peter Sheaf Hersey Newell (March 5, 1862 – January 15, 1924) was an American artist and writer. He created picture books and illustrated new editions of many children's books.
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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