Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, illustrated by Arthur Rackham. 1966 Franklin Watts edition, later printing (c/r 1907),162 pages. Rackham was a leading British illustrator and best known for his work in Peter Pan and Brothers Grimm. According to exhibition notes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art: "When the copyright for the Tenniel edition of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" expired in 1906, the publisher William Heinemann commissioned Rackham to embark upon a new set of illustrations, despite attacks from the critics who considered it nearly sacrilegious to revise Tenniel's classic illustrations of 1865. Rackham's drawings, though the most controversial of his career, proved extremely successful examples of his vivid imagination and explorations into fantasy."

Condition: Jacket in good condition, tanning and small tear on front cover, book in VG condition with some rubbing along spine.

"In another moment down went Alice after it, never once considering how in the world she was to get out again."

$35.00
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