Alice Illustrated

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Subtitle: 120 Images from the Classic Tales of Lewis Carroll Dover Fine Art, History of Art
Author: Mark Burstain
Editor: Jeff A Menges
Publisher: Dover Publications (2012)
ISBN-10: 0486482049
ISBN-13: 9780486482040
Condition: Very Good. The cover has some wear to edges, corners and spine-ends. Small dent and marking on the bottom edge of the front cover. 
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 111
Dimensions: 27.8 x 21.3 x 0.8 cm

Weight: 0.5 kg

The original edition of Lewis Carroll's 1865 masterpiece featured 42 woodblock engravings by John Tenniel. Created in close collaboration with the author, Tenniel's visions of the young heroine and her extraordinary encounters were but the first of many interpretations of Wonderland.

This compilation explores a century and a half of exuberant, imaginative artistic conceptions of Alice's world. More than 100 images include Tenniel's engravings, along with color and black-and-white illustrations by Arthur Rackham, Charles Robinson, Bessie Pease Gutmann, Margaret Tarrant, Millicent Sowerby, Milo Winter, Thomas Maybank, and many others.

Editor Jeff Menges offers commentary on the illustrators and their work, and noted collector Mark Burstein shares a bibliophile's perspective. A major contribution to the history of modern book illustration,

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