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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

by CARROLL, LEWIS

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London: Folio Society, 2015. Quarter vellum lettered in gilt over burgundy decorated paper boards with vellum tips.Top edge gilt. Housed in Red cloth clamshell box with title label. Edition limited to 1000 copies numbered and signed on an original print by Charles Van Sandwyk, illustrator extraordinaire. Sumptuous production of the classic.. Signed By the Illustrator. Limited Edition. Vellum & Boards. Near Fine. Illus. by Charles Van Sandwyk. Quarto.

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Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel, Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There , tell the story of a young girl in a fantasy world filled with peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The classic tale of literary nonsense takes the reader on an exploration of logic and absurdities. The Alice books — sometimes combined or referred to with the abbreviated title Alice in Wonderland — have been translated into at least 97 languages with over a hundred different editions. The books have also been adapted numerous times into films (both live-action and cartoon), plays, and musicals.

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Title
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Author
CARROLL, LEWIS
Illustrator
Charles Van Sandwyk
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Folio Society
Place of Publication
London
Date published
2015
Size
Quarto

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quarto
The term quarto is used to describe a page or book size. A printed sheet is made with four pages of text on each side, and the...[more]
vellum
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fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
folio
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Cloth
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clamshell box
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