1912 Scarce McKay color Edition - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass.
Author: CARROLL, Lewis. (John Tenniel, illustrator).
Title: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll with Ten Full-Page Colored Plates and numerous illustrations. (Complete 2 books bound in one volume).
Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay, Publisher, no date (circa 1912).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8." X 6 ".
Pages: 179-192 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original decorated cloth binding (overall slightly worn, soiled, and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in any condition!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing or staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with all the 10 beautiful full-page color plates and the in-text illustrations by John Tenniel.
The book: Scarce and attractive McKay color edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass with the illustrations by John Tenniel.
The illustrator: Sir John Tenniel (28 February 1820 – 25 February 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 for over 50 years, and for his illustrations to Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871).
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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