ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Sir John Tenniel FRANKLIN LIBRARY LIMITED LEATHER EDITION + Notes
Published by The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1975. Printed in the United States, bound in Switzerland. A Limited Edition published exclusively for Subscribers of the Limited Editions Collection, The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Complete first edition text, accompanied by Sir John Tenniel's classic illustrations. The fine leather binding is handsomely finished, ornamented and rubbed in the manner of old world handmade books.
Hardbound in full mustard yellow leather with embossed gilt decorations and green March Hare illustrations on the covers, spine with gilt titling, decorations and 4 raised bands, all edges gilt, 8.25" x 6", green silk moire end papers, sewn green silk bookmark, 161 pages, b&w illustrations throughout, a few with pink. NEAR FINE Condition: tight, bright, clean, unmarked, no bookplates or signs of use, the book appears unread. A handsome and collectible copy. Also included is the original Publisher's softcover insert "Notes From The Editors," 22 pages, illustrated staple bound booklet in NEAR FINE Condition.
Rev. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, pseudonym Lewis Carroll (1832-1898), English writer, poet, mathematician, logician, Anglican Church deacon, photographer, and Victorian bachelor.
Sir John Tenniel (1820-1914) English illustrator, graphic artist and political cartoonist. Iconic original illustrator for Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass (1871).