1920 Rare Jacobs Edition - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland illustrated by Elenore Abbott.
Author: Lewis Carroll. (John Tenniel & Elenore Abbott, illustrator).
Title: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.
Publisher: Philadelphia, George W. Jacobs & Company, no date (circa 1920). The Washington Square Classics series.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 8 " X 6 ".
Pages: 335 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original decorated cloth binding (overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Good content (bright, tight and clean, small hole on the upper margin corner of 15 sheets not affecting the text - as shown, bookplate of a previous owner on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the intext illustrations by John Tenniel, the color frontis and the 6 beautiful full-page illustrations by Elenore Abbott.
The book: Scarce George W. Jacobs & Company edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass with beautiful color illustrations by Elenore Abbott.
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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