1925 Rare Edition - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland illustrated by Eleonore Abbott
Author : CARROLL, Lewis (Eleonore Abbott and John Tenniel, illustrators)
Title : Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
Publisher : Philadelphia, Macrae Smith Company, no date (circa 1925).
Language : Text in English
Size : 8 " X 7 "
Pages : 156 pages
Binding : Attractive and very good original decorated cloth binding with wonderful pastedown still very bright (overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, charming signature and exlibris of an Ohio child - Barbara Bess White - dated 1927 on first endpaper).
Illustrations : Complete with all the 3 full page color illustrations by Eleonore Abbott and the original intext illustrations by John Tenniel.
The book : Scare and attractive Macrae Smith edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland illustrated by Eleonore Abbott .
The illustrator : Elenore Plaisted Abbott (1875–1935) was an American book illustrator, scenic designer, and painter. She illustrated early 20th-century editions of Grimm's Fairy Tales, Robinson Crusoe, and Kidnapped. Several books were published as illustrated by Elenore Plaisted Abbott and Helen Alden Knipe (later Carpenter). Abbott was educated at three art schools in Philadelphia and Paris and influenced by Howard Pyle. She was among a group of New Women who sought educational and professional opportunities for women, including creating professional art associations like The Plastic Club to promote their work. She was married to fellow artist and lawyer C. Yarnall 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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