Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham (1909)

Author: Lewis Carroll

Book ID: 66677

Price: 495.00

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. With a Poem by Austin Dobson. London: William Heinemann, 1909. First Edition. Publisher’s green cloth with green stamped titles to the front and spine, gilt stamped vignette of the Griffin and the Mock Turtle to the front and dark green publisher’s device to the rear, pictorial green and white endpapers. Faint rub mark to upper cover & neat gift inscription dated 1909 verso half-title. A fine bright copy.

Illustrated with thirteen coloured plates each with a captioned tissue-guard & numerous text drawings throughout the text.

The first printing to feature Arthur Rackham’s illustrations of the best known work of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832 – 1898) – better known by his pen name, ‘Lewis Carroll’. Telling the tale of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by surreal and anthropomorphic creatures, the book was a huge commercial success on its initial publication in 1865.

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