1932 Rare Centenary Edition - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.
Author: Lewis Carroll (author). John Tenniel (illustrator). Hugh Walpole (Preface by).
Title: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. By Lewis Carroll. Preface By Hugh Walpole.
Publisher: London, Macmillan And Co., Limited. 1932. First thus. The Centenary Edition was published to commemorate the anniversary of Charles Lutwidge Dodson's birth, with a new preface by Hugh Walpole.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 6" X 4".
Pages: xv-200 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original green full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good, near fine content (bright, tight, and clean - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the 42 beautiful illustrations by John Tenniel.
Estimate: (USD 175 - USD 250).
The book: This Centenary Edition of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" was specially published to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of Charles Lutwidge Dodson, better known by his pen name, Lewis Carroll. This edition is further enhanced by a preface from Hugh Walpole, offering insights into the enduring charm and significance of this classic tale. Accompanied by the iconic illustrations of Sir John Tenniel, this edition is a testament to the timeless appeal of Alice's journey through the whimsical world of Wonderland.
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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