1939 Rare 1stED Book with slipcase - Complete Works of Lewis Carroll including Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Through the Looking-Glass, etc.
Author: CARROLL, Lewis. (John Tenniel, illustrator).
Title: THE COMPLETE WORKS OF LEWIS CARROLL. With an introduction by Alexander Woollcott and the illustrations by John Tenniel. (Including: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland; Through the Looking Glass; Sylvie and Bruno; Sylvie and Bruno Concluded; The Hunting of The Snark; Puzzles From Wonderland; Phantasmagoria; Acrostics, Verse, Stories and A Miscellany).
Publisher: London: The Nonesuch Press, 1939. FIRST EDITION of THE COMPLETE WORKS OF LEWIS CARROLL.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 8 " X 5 ".
Pages: xiv-1165 pages.
Binding: Handsomely bound in a fine dark green half morocco leather binding over marbled boards. Raised bands to spine with decorative gilt & maroon leather title label. In a fine green cloth slipcase. A fine and beautiful copy in a wonderful binding! Under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Fine content (bright, tight and clean - as shown).
Illustrations: Profusely and beautifully illustrated by John Tenniel.
The book: Rare and attractive First complete edition. A beautifully bound copy of Carroll's complete works in a nice protective slipcase.
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 wordplay, 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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