1913 Scarce Edition - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Author: Lewis Carroll. (Harry Rountree, illustrator).
Title: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons, no date (circa 1913). First thus.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 10 " X 8 ".
Pages: 64 pages.
Binding: Good original decorated hardcover binding (overall slightly worn and scuffed, front gilt letters faded - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (tight, some light foxing and staining - as shown, 1914 prize bookplate at the back of the frontispiece - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the beautiful 8 tipped-in color plates mounted onto grey paper by Harry Roundtree.
Estimate: (Scarce with practically no other copy available worldwide).
The book: Uncommon Nelson edition of this abridged Alice's Adventures in Wonderland with color illustrations by Harry Roundtree.
The illustrator: Harry Rountree (26 January 1878 – 26 September 1950) was a prolific illustrator working in England around the turn of the 20th century. Born in Auckland, New Zealand, he moved to London in 1901, when he was 23 years old.
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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