Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass in Colour (Hardcover)

By Lewis Carroll

Collector's Library, 9781907360367, 288pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2013



"Alice in Wonderland" is one of the best-loved children's stories in the world and has been translated into nearly fifty languages, and in several cases more than once. Sir John Tenniel's beautiful illustrations have always been an integral part of the book's magic, and for this edition of "Alice" and "Through the Looking Glass" one of Britain's leading colourists, Barbara Frith, has been specially commissioned to work her magic.

The result is a book of great beauty in which Alice meets the savagely violent Queen, the lachrymose Mock Turtle, the laconic Cheshire Cat and the hookah-smoking caterpillar, each as surprising and outlandish as the next. "Through the Looking-Glass" continues Alice's bizarre adventures, and she meets more outlandish creations including the Red and the White Queens, Humpty Dumpty, Tweedledum and Tweedledee and the gentle White Knight.

About the Author

Lewis Carroll was the nom-de-plume of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-1898). He was an English author, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon, and photographer. His talent as a mathematical student at Oxford won him the Christ Church Mathematical Lectureship in 1855, which he continued to hold for the next twenty-six years. Despite early unhappiness, Dodgson was to remain at Christ Church, in various capacities, until his death.