ALICE IN WONDERLAND (1932) - Lewis Carroll - OKYPUS OLD BOOKS

ALICE IN WONDERLAND (1932) - Lewis Carroll

Soft cover.

Very good condition.

Richly illustrated.

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND

THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS

AND

THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK

By LEWIS CARROLL

Illustrations by John Tenniel

A JACKET LIBRARY EDITION

YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 1932

With an introduction by FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT

Pages: 266

Dimensions: 16,5 x 11

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Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English writer of world-famous children's fiction, notably Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass. He was noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy. The poems Jabberwocky and The Hunting of the Snark are classified in the genre of literary nonsense. He was also a mathematician, photographer, and Anglican deacon.

Carroll came from a family of high church Anglicans, and developed a long relationship with Christ Church, Oxford, where he lived for most of his life as a scholar and teacher. Alice Liddell, daughter of the Dean of Christ Church, Henry Liddell, is widely identified as the original for Alice in Wonderland, though Carroll always denied this.

 

Sir John Tenniel (28 February 1820 – 25 February 1914) was an English illustrator, graphic humorist, and political cartoonist prominent in the second half of the 19th century. He was knighted for his artistic achievements in 1893. Tenniel is remembered especially as the principal political cartoonist for Punch magazine for over 50 years, and for his illustrations to Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871).

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