Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There (1885)
Book ID: 67349
Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There. With Fifty illustrations by John Tenniel. London: Macmillan, 1885. Pp, xii, 224. Fifty-Fifth Thousand. Publisher’s red cloth, upper covers ruled in gilt with cameo stamped in gilt to Centre of boards, title in gilt to spine, all edges in gilt. Covers a little dull, but a nice copy overall.
Written as a sequel to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and first published in 1871.
It describes Alice’s further adventures as she moves through a mirror into another unreal world of illogical behaviour, this one dominated by chessboards and chess pieces.