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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

by Lewis Carroll

Condition: Very Good


Rare second printing of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, illustrated by A E Jackson in 16 color plates and numerous black and white engravings. Illustrations are tipped onto thick, grey backing paper. Cover is embossed with black ink and gilt. Published by Humfry Milford, London. Published in 1926.

Spine and cover fairly bright, light fading to green cloth at right side. Binding intact. Inscription stamped onto early page. Light spots here and there otherwise pages clean and unmarked.

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




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