This book, "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and Through the Looking-Glass", by Lewis Carroll, is a replication of a book originally published before 1897. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible.
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"And what is the use of a book," thought Alice, "without pictures or conversations?"
Taking to heart his charming, insatiably curious heroine's words, Lewis Carroll worked many long hours (days, months...) with illustrator Sir John Tenniel to create the most perfect pictures imaginable for what were to become instant classics: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. When thinking about Alice and her dreamy surrealistic adventures down the rabbit hole and behind the looking-glass, who can help picturing the golden-haired girl in her lilac dress and striped stockings, gazing up at the Cheshire Cat or arguing with Tweedledum and Tweedledee? Tenniel's drawings remained black and white for over 40 years until 1911, when eight prints in each book were hand colored. Now, for the first time, every remaining illustration has been colored, making these the first editions to feature all of the original art in full color. Traditionalists need not worry: colorist Diz Wallis colored proofs taken from Tenniel's carefully preserved woodblocks, remaining faithful to his original drawings. The beautiful tones of these new hardcover editions look as natural as can be; they could just as easily be from the 19th century. (Ages 9 and older) --Emilie CoulterFrom the Publisher:
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Book Description Fleurus. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0333679563 2 books set. Brand new. Never used. Nice gift.Best buy. Shipped promptly and packaged carefully. Bookseller Inventory # SKU8003317
Book Description Fleurus, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0333679563