Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Centenary Edition. Association Copy (1932)
Author: Lewis Carroll
Book ID: 66018
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Centenary Edition with a Preface by Hugh Walpole. Illustrated by Sir John Tenniel. London: Macmillan, 1932. Pp, 200. Small 8vo. Green cloth boards, lettered in gilt, in publisher’s pictorial dust jacket. Light wear to jacket, book in nice bright condition.
This copy is signed & dated by B.J. Collingwood, (the author’s nephew) on the front free endpaper.
This Macmillan’s ‘miniature’ centenary edition was published to mark the 100th anniversary of the author’s birth. With proceeds going to the Lewis Carroll Memorial Fund to establish and endow a Children’s Ward in St. Mary’s Hospital London, in memory of the author.
Bertram James Collingwood (1871-1934) was the younger brother of Carroll’s nephew and biographer, Stuart Dodgson Collingwood.