Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There. PLUS Illustrating Alice.
Date posted: 1st August 2013
We now have Special Copies of the Artist's Choice Editions of these two titles.
Since 1907, when the copyright for Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland expired, there has been a world wide explosion of illustrated editions. There are at least 300 English language editions and eighty from Japan.
The focus of Illustrating Alice, is in particular, the contemporary versions which are discussed by experts and illustrators from nine countries including Brazil, China, England, France, Italy, Japan, Poland, Russia, the United States and Canada.
The book includes a chapter about Alice in film by Jan Svankmajer, as well as an alphabetical check list of all English language editions.
Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There by John Vernon LORD.
Selwyn Goodacre writes in his Foreword that, “Looking-Glass is a brilliant sequel – it is not a return of Wonderland but rather a more satisfying further adventure.”
Textual corrections and a Foreword by Selwyn Goodacre. In quarter green leather with illustrated coloured boards, titles to spine in gilt. Internally, illustrated endpapers, 83 illustrations, most coloured, some full page. Along with a 24 page illustrated booklet, Lord’s List, with details of 58 of the artist’s publications and four Glicée prints, signed by the artist, all in a green cloth slipcase.
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