Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Hardcover)

150th Anniversary Edition

By Lewis Carroll, Salvador Dali (Illustrator), Mark Burstein (Editor)

Princeton University Press, 9780691170022, 136pp.

Publication Date: September 29, 2015

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (9/6/2014)
Paperback (6/9/2015)
Paperback (9/2/2015)
Paperback (10/10/2014)
Paperback, Large Print (8/29/2014)
Paperback (2/19/2015)
Paperback, Large Print (2/21/2015)
Paperback (9/14/2015)
Paperback (10/6/2018)
Paperback (4/21/2016)
Paperback (11/14/2014)
Paperback (2/23/2016)
Paperback (9/25/2015)
Paperback (1/30/2014)
Paperback (4/7/2016)
Paperback (12/18/2015)
Paperback (5/30/2015)
Paperback (3/5/2015)
Paperback (10/8/2015)
Paperback (1/17/2013)

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“This illustration-driven edition of the classic tale appeals to booklovers of all ages. The perspective and design provide a satisfying experience for both the reader and the collector.”
— Camille DeBoer, Pooh's Corner, Grand Rapids, MI
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Description

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of one of the most beloved classics of children's literature, this illustrated edition presents Alice like you've never seen her before.

In 1865, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, an Oxford mathematician and Anglican deacon, published a story about a little girl who tumbles down a rabbit hole. Thus was the world first introduced to Alice and her pseudonymous creator, Lewis Carroll. This beautiful new edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland features rarely seen illustrations by Salvador Dal that illuminate the surreal yet curiously logical and mathematical realm into which Alice famously falls.

In an informative and wide-ranging introduction, Carroll expert Mark Burstein discusses Dal 's connections with Carroll, his treatment of the symbolic figure of Alice, and the mathematical nature of Wonderland. In addition, mathematician Thomas Banchoff reflects on the friendship he shared with Dal and explores the mathematical undercurrents in Dal 's work.



About the Author

Lewis Carroll was the pen name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-98), a British writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon, and photographer. His best-known works are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel, Through the Looking-Glass. Mark Burstein is president emeritus of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America and the editor of or contributor to fourteen books about Carroll. Thomas Banchoff is professor emeritus of mathematics at Brown University.