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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (ILLUSTRATED IN LINE AND COLOUR BY HARRY ROUNTREE, A 4to WELL -ILLUSTRATED EDITION)

by Carroll, Lewis

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


London: The Children's Press No date, circa 1930s, Published in quarto format. With 8 full page colour plates by Harry Rountree plus other black and white drawings throughout. With colour pictorial cover to top board showing the mad hatters tea party, and with a red cloth spine - all original. Small repair to free front endpaper.Some spotting to edges.Some light rubbing and fading to covers but overall a tight, bright copy of a delightful edition.. First Thus. Pictorial Covers Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Harry Rountree. 4to.

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. Read more: Identifying first editions of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (ILLUSTRATED IN LINE AND COLOUR BY HARRY ROUNTREE, A 4to WELL -ILLUSTRATED EDITION)




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