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The Mad Hatter, the Ugly Duchess, the Mock Turtle, the Queen of Hearts, the Cheshire Cat-characters each more eccentric than the last, and that could only have come from Lewis Carroll, the master of sublime nonsense. In these two brilliant burlesques he created two of the most famous and fantastic novels of all time that not only stirred our imagination but revolutionized literature.
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That Alice. When she's not traipsing after a rabbit into Wonderland, she's gallivanting off into the topsy-turvy world behind the drawing-room looking glass. In Through the Looking Glass, Lewis Carroll's masterful and zany sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, she makes more eccentric acquaintances, including Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the White Queen, and a somewhat grumpy Humpty Dumpty. Through a giant and elaborate chess game, Alice explores this odd country, where one must eat dry biscuits to quench thirst, and run like the wind to stay in one place. As in life, Alice must stay on her toes to learn the rules of this game. Through the Looking Glass immediately took its rightful place beside its partner on the shelf of eternal classics. And luckily for generations of enraptured children, Carroll was again able to persuade John Tenniel to create the fantastic woodblock engravings that have become so indelibly associated with the Alice stories. For almost 130 years, Alice's curious adventures have amused, perplexed, and delighted readers, young and old. This gorgeous, deluxe boxed set of both volumes contains engravings from Tenniel's original woodblocks that were discovered in a London bank in 1985, and reproduced for the first time here. "'What is the use of a book,' thought Alice, 'without pictures?'" What indeed? (All ages)From the Publisher:
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Book Description Hardback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR002395428
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Book Description J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1975, 1975. Broschiert, Rücken: Knicke, Außeneinband: sichtbare gebr. Spuren, Ecken (Ränder) bestoßen, lichtrandig, Innenteil: hinteres Gelenk angebrochen hinteres Gelenk angebrochen Buchrücken: Knicke Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 600 Broschiert, Rücken: Knicke, Außeneinband: sichtbare gebr. Spuren, Ecken (Ränder) bestoßen, lichtrandig, Innenteil: hinteres Gelenk angebrochen. Seller Inventory # 48888
Book Description Dent Dutton, 1973. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: dw. Tenniel, John (illustrator). Reprint. 29th book in C.I.C. series. Octavo. Green cloth-covered boards. Gilt lettering on covers. 245 pages. Eight of Tenniel's illustrations have been coloured by Diana Stanley, and reproduced as colour plates. Light wear to edges of dustwrapper; spine slightly faded. Covers can contents clean and unmarked. Seller Inventory # 101208
Book Description J M Dent & Sons Ltd, 1975. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Acceptable. this copy has a solid tight binding and clean unmarked text and 8 full page color illustrations.the dust cover has much edge wear and previous owners name on the side flap.in crayon.previous owners grandma inscription on the FFEP. Seller Inventory # vl344
Book Description William Clowes and Sons Limited, London, 1933. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Undated, C1933. Inscription to inside front board 1934. Yellow boards with black lettering to front and to spine, and black line drawing of Alice to front. 3 raised bands to spine. Boards a little grubby.Foxing to page edges. Colour frontispiece and 8 other full page illustrations throughout. 316pp. (Any digital image available on request). Seller Inventory # 1730
Book Description London, J.M.Dent&Sons, 1970., 1970. origi.Leinenband mit Schutzumschlag, 8°, 244 Seiten. With the original engravings of John Tenniel including eight coloured by Diana Stanley. Rücken verblasst und Kanten stark bestossen, sonst guter Zustand. Seller Inventory # 64437
Book Description J M Dent & Sons Ltd, 1975. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Reprint. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 046005029X