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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by  Lewis Carroll - First Edition - 1907 - from Old Bookshelf (SKU: 004318)

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

by Carroll, Lewis

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London: William Heinemann, 1907. 162pp. No date shown, First Edition (1907) no later printngs listed, 13 Arthur Rackham color plates with captioned tissue-guards. Green cloth, black lettering and gilt embossed decoration. Spine sunned, covers are sound, contents mildly toned and very occasional foxing, owner's bookplate on front pastedown, binding is tight. A solid copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Illus. by Arthur Rackham. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Synopsis

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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Bookseller
Old Bookshelf US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
004318
Title
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Author
Carroll, Lewis
Illustrator
Arthur Rackham
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
William Heinemann
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1907
Keywords
Fantasy
Bookseller catalogs
Illustrated; Literature and Fiction; Children's;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight.  Very strong fluorescent light can cause...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[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]
bookplate
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