1930 Rare Book - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Illustrated by Bessie Pease Gutmann.
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Author: CARROLL, Lewis (Bessie Pease Gutmann, illustrator)
Title: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
Publisher: London, J. Coker & Co., Ltd., no date (circa 1930).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 10 " X 7.5 ".
Pages: 164 pages.
Binding: Very good original decorated quarter cloth hardcover binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing - as shown, name of a previous 1930 owner on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with page border decorations to every page, some black and white illustrations, and 8 wonderful colored plates by Bessie Pease Gutmann.
Estimate: (USD 275 - USD 350)
The book: Rare and attractive illustrated edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) -- an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells of a girl named Alice falling through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. Wonderfully illustrated by Bessie Pease Gutmann!
The illustrator : Bessie Pease Gutmann (April 8, 1876 – September 29, 1960) was an American artist and illustrator, initially as Bessie Collins Pease, most noted for her paintings of putti, infants, and young children. During the early 1900s she was one of the better-known magazine and book illustrators in the United States. Her artwork was featured on 22 magazine covers such as Woman's Home Companion and McCall's between 1906 and 1920. She also illustrated popular children's books including a notable 1907 edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
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