1919 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, Edinburgh, and New York, Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., 1919.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 6.5 " X 5 ".
Pages: 160 pages.
Binding: Very good original illustrated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in this white/cream binding variant.
Content: Good content (tight, some foxing and staining - as shown, toning of endpapers - as shown, small bookseller ink stamp and gift note of a previous 1919 owner on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the beautiful eight full-page color illustrations by Harry Roundtree.
Estimate: (Scarce in this white/cream binding variant).
The book: Nice Nelson edition of this abridged Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Harry Roundtree's illustrations in this book vividly depict Alice's surreal and whimsical adventures, enhancing the narrative's charm.
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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