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THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS and What Alice Found There: CARROLL, Lewis

THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS and What Alice Found There

CARROLL, Lewis

ISBN 10: 0312803745 / ISBN 13: 9780312803742
Published by St Martin's, NY, 1977
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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FINE condition in VERY GOOD dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1977. First published in the United States of America in 1977, this is a reissue of the original published by Macmillan in 1871. Bound in green cloth with red and black embossed characters and titles. Illustrated by Sir John Tenniel. Includes sixteen individual color plates, printed full-page on tipped-in, glossy paper; thirty-seven black and white line drawings and specially-designed full-color endpapers. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Dust jacket has wrinkles and light wear to edges, light rubbing to back panel and toning to glossy coating. Colorful, adorable, what fun! Check out Tweedledum's trousers. Bookseller Inventory # 001114

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Title: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS and What Alice ...

Publisher: St Martin's, NY

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Printing, Reprint Edition.

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In this sequel to "Alice in Wonderland," Alice goes through the mirror to find a strange world where curious adventures await her.

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This 1872 sequel to Lewis Carroll's beloved Alice's Adventures in Wonderland finds the inquisitive heroine in a fantastic land where everything is reversed. Looking-glass land, a topsy-turvy world lurking just behind the mirror over Alice's mantel, is a fantastic realm of live chessmen, madcap kings and queens, strange mythological creatures, talking flowers and puddings, and rude insects.
Brooks and hedges divide the lush greenery of looking-glass land into a chessboard, where Alice becomes a pawn in a bizarre game of chess involving Humpty Dumpty, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the Lion and the Unicorn, the White Knight, and other nursery-rhyme figures. Promised a crown when she reaches the eighth square, Alice perseveres through a surreal landscape of amusing characters that pelt her with riddles and humorous semantic quibbles and regale her with memorable poetry, including the oft-quoted "Jabberwocky."

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