Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass (Leather Bound)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is one of the most celebrated children's books of all time. In this edition Lewis Carroll's original story of little Alice's tumble down a rabbit hole is brought to life by stunning illustrations from John Tenniel. The book also features an elegant bonded-leather binding, a satin ribbon bookmark and decorative endpapers.
An elegant edition with bonded leather binding, with a redesigned front cover. Contains a satin-ribbon bookmark and distinctive gilt edging. Suitable for children aged 10 to 13 years old.
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, celebrated under his pseudonym Lewis Carroll, was born in 1832, the third in a large and talented family of eleven children. He was educated at Rugby School and then Christ Church, Oxford, where he was later appointed lecturer in mathematics and subsequently spent the rest of his life. Alongside his academic life he pursued a career both as a writer and an accomplished amateur photographer. His most famous works are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865), its sequel Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There (1871) and The Hunting of the Snark (1876). He died, unmarried, in 1898.