Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll (J. M. Dent, reprint 1957) illustrated by John Tenniel and Diana Stanley
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass
by Lewis Carroll, illustrated by John Tenniel
J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, reprint 1957
A volume in Dent’s “The Children’s Illustrated Classics” series.
This edition originally published 1954 with eight of Tenniel’s illustrations redrawn in colour by Diana Stanley, this copy being a later printing.
Hardback – publisher’s decorated cloth with titles to spine and front board, matching decorated endpapers, in a price-clipped dustwrapper. pp x, 246, including b/w illustrations plus 8 colour plates. 8.5 x 5.75 inches approx. (217mm x 144mm).
Dustwrapper rubbed and worn, especially to spine ends and corner tips; small loss to spine ends; short tears and creasing to top edge of rear panel; foxed and spotted, mainly visible to flaps and verso; a little sunned and dulled to spine; dusty. Cloth clean and bright. Spotting and toned to edges of page-block with some encroachment in to margins but pages generally clean throughout; musty.
Overall, showing some wear but otherwise a nice, clean copy.