Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland [Rackham illus]

$550

By Lewis Carroll

The first Arthur Rackham illustrated Alice

Out of stock

Description

  • First Trade Edition with illustrations by Arthur Rackham [Heinemann, London, nd – 1907]*
  • Very good copy in worn and marked boards
  • 13 colour plates with captioned paper guards; 3 full-page b&w plates; 11 in-text line drawings; illustrated title page; green illustrated endpapers
  • Green cloth boards with gilt illustration & dark green titling to front & spine; gilt rubbed off on griffin illustration; spine ends frayed; light foxing and marks throughout [not affecting plates]; leaf torn pp 75-6; frontis guard wrinkled; gift inscription verso front board; Proem by Dobson refers to Rackham illustrations; adverts for Rip van Winkle & Children & The Pictures; printed at Ballantyne

*Alice, first published by Macmillan in 1865 with illustrations by John Tenniel, came out of copyright in 1907 – Arthur Rackham’s version was one of very few that provided a welcome alternative to the original