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Creator:
Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898, author.
Title(s):

Alice's adventures in Wonderland / by Lewis Carroll ; illustrated by Arthur Rackham ; with a proem by Austin Dobson.

Published/Created:
London : William Heinemann ; [1907]
New York : Doubleday Page & Co., [1907]
Physical Description:
xi, [1], 161, [3] pages, [13] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR4611 .A7 1907+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Sylvia Van Sinderen in honor of Elisabeth Fairman
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Publication date from Riall, and Latimore & Haskell.
"This edition is limited to eleven hundred and thirty copies, of which eleven hundred, numbered 1-1100, are for sale in Great Britain, Ireland and colonies, and thirty copies, numbered 1101-1130, are for presentation."--Verso of half-title.
"Illustrations reproduced by Hentschel Colourtype; text printed by Ballantyne & Co. Limited at the Ballantyne Press, Tavistock Street, London"--Colophon.
Color plates mounted on heavy brown paper accompanied by guardsheets with descriptive letterpress.
Three full-page illustrations included in pagination. Last page blank.
Issued in white buckram stamped in gold, top edge gilt; pictorial endpapers in brown on white, illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Riall, R. Arthur Rackham, p. 77
Latimore & Haskell. Arthur Rackham, p. 28
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 191 of 1130. Has tipped in at front an autograph letter, signed, from Arthur Rackham to an unidentified recipient, 20 June '20: "Dear Sir, I do not think any of my work is in dealer's hands at present, but I have some myself from several of my books if you would like to consider it. I haven't much from the earlier books -- none from Peter Pan, Alice, or Rip (except the later abridged edition), but if you were specially interested in any book I would let you know what I have of it. Sincerely, Arthur Rackham."
Subject Terms:
Alice (Fictitious character from Carroll)
Animals -- Juvenile fiction.
Animals, Mythical -- Juvenile fiction.
Children's literature.
Children's stories.
Croquet -- Juvenile fiction.
Fantasy fiction, English.
Playing cards -- Juvenile fiction.
Contributors:
Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939, illustrator.
Dobson, Austin, 1840-1921.
Heinemann (Firm), publisher.
Doubleday, Page & Company, publisher.
Hentschel Colourtype, printer of plates.
James Ballantyne and Co., printer.
Ballantyne Press, printer.
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