On this page, you will always find a few interesting editions
of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and other Lewis Carroll works.
A NOTABLE ALICE
1. (Ghiuselev) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
Published by Simply Read Books, Vancouver, B.C.
Sm. folio, 117 pp. Lavishly illustrated by Iassen
Ghiuselev in Red and Golden Sepia. 1ST EDITION. 2003.
Printed in Italy. A superb illustration on almost every
page makes the reading of this classic story all the
more enjoyable. Ghiuselev's master stroke was the
creation of one painting (shown on the cover) which
tells the whole story. This painting is broken down
to form individual illustrations throughout the book;
several two-page illustrations being broken down again
into smaller views so you get to enjoy the excellent
artwork over and over. Wonderful endpapers depict
the Mad-Hatter's Tea Party. Paper-on-boards with the
glossy pictorial collage of illustrations from
the book and a Burgundy spine. Burgundy ribbon bookmark
with a "Read Me" card on the end. One-colour illustration
of Alice on the front panel of the d.j. and the medicine
bottle on the rear. Fine with Near Fine d.j. $57.50
Watch for "Through the Looking Glass", coming soon.
1a. (Ghiuselev)Poster of the extraordinary
painting that Iassen Ghiuselev created for
the illustration of "Alice's Adventures in
Wonderland". It appears on the front and
rear panels of the book as described above.
Abt. 20 x 40". Quality
matte paper. Fine. $47.50
1b. (Ghiuselev)Alice Calendar for 2007. Opens to
about 12 x 24". A marvelous way to record your
year, with 12 entrancing illustrations by Iassen
Ghiuselev from his award-winning book "Alice's
Adventures in Wonderland". Front of calendar has
the floating Alice picture from the dustjacket of
the book (see above). Published by Simply Read Books,
Vancouver. 2006. Fine in shrinkwrap.
Enjoy Alice all year round! $12.50
2. Carroll, Lewis. Alice in Wonderland.
Robert Frederick, Bath. 1994. 8 vo., 181 pp.
1st Ed. Thus. An Illustrated Classics Edition.
Illustrated throughout with the b/w illus.
of Gwynedd M. Hudson, plus it has a 16-page
Gallery of colour illus. by various other
artists who illustrated Alice at one time. 4 of
the plates are by Hudson, while there are example
plates from the work of Arthur Rackham (3),
Charles Robinson, Frank Adams (2), Harry Rountree (4),
and Bessie Pease Gutman (2). A handsome book with
glossy pictorial paper-on-board covers and Green
cloth spine. Slight edgewear and rubbing;
o/w a VG+ to Near Fine copy. $22.50
3. Carroll, Lewis. Alice in Wonderland.
Robert Frederick, Bath. 1998. Sm. 8 vo., 181 pp.
The original story with two-tone reproductions of
the charming illustrations of Gwynedd M. Hudson,
first published in 1922. Glossy paper-on-boards
binding with illustration on front, back and spine.
The leather-like appearance makes this a handsome
book. Minor edgewear; o/w a Near Fine copy in
VG+ d.j. in a similar format. $16.50
4. Carroll, Lewis. Alice in Wonderland.
Brimax Books, Newmarket, England. Second printing,
1989. Tall 4 to., 108 pp. A delightful edition in
which Eric Kincaid has used the original Alice Liddell
for his inspiration for Alice and populated the book
with a colourful array of the myriad of characters
whom Alice interacts with during her adventures. Colour
illustrations on every page, including some full-page
and a few double-page. Glossy pictorial boards. A couple
of minor nicks on edges; some rubbing; an F in circle
stamp on f.e.p.; o/w a VG+ copy of this beautiful
5. Carroll, Lewis. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through
The Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There. Two volumes. Macmillan
Children's Books, Lon. 1996. 4 to., 195 pp. and 240 pp. This edition
incorporates the drawings of John Tenniel but the coloured versions of them,
as coloured by Harry Theaker in 1911 and Diz Wallis in 1996. "Alice's
Adventures in Wonderland" was first published by Macmillan in 1866.
"Through the Looking Glass" was first published in 1871 but post-dated 1872.
The last edition published in the author's lifetime and which included his
final alterations appeared in 1897. This 1996 edition incorporates almost
all of the changes which Lewis Carroll made. The only exceptions are punctuation.
At the end of volume one, in addition to Carroll's "Christmas Greetings",
the publisher also included his "to all child-readers of "Alice's Adventures
in Wonderland" which was inserted as a leaflet in copies issued at Christmas 1871.
At the end of volume two, the publishers have included the text of the "Wasp
in a Wig" episode which first came to light in 1974 and was first published
in 1977. Carroll had intended it to appear near the end of Chapter 8, p. 185,
but because of a dispute with Tenniel, it was left out. This edition also
includes the 4-pp. "Easter Greeting" (1876)which was mistakenly left out of
the 1897 ed. Each volume has 8 full-page plates, coloured by Theaker and all of the
other illus. were coloured by Diz especially for this 1996 edition. It was
Harry Theaker who was first responsible for the image of Alice in her Lilac
dress and striped stockings. Printed on glossy stock. Blue cloth. Slight
edgewear; o/w Near Fine in a VG+ slightly-rubbed pictorial d.j.'s $55.00
6. Carroll, Lewis. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and
Alice Through the Looking Glass. 2 volumes. Dragon's World.
Limpsfield, Surrey. 1989 and 1990. 1st Editions thus. 8 vo.,
121 and 96 pp. One of the alltime favourite characters is
presented here with original text and fabulous new illustrations
by Malcolm Ashman. Green cloth and Grey cloth. Minor edgewear;
ding to one topedge; o/w VG+ copies in VG+ pictorial
d.j.'s. The pair.......................................$46.50
7. Carroll. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
and Through the Looking Glass, 2 volumes. Sm.
8 vo., 113 pp. and 132 pp. Published by The Folio
Society, Lon. 16th Folio printing, 2001. The
original John Tenniel illus. printed in one-colour.
Pictorial paper-covered boards with Burgundy
cloth spines. A VG+ set in VG+ slipcase.
8. (Weevers) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis
Carroll. 1st Leopard Books Edition. 1996. London. 4 to.,
127 pp. A remarkable edition of an age-old classic. In a
hundred watercolour paintings, world-renowned artist Peter
Weevers has created a welcome addition to Alice versions
and a tribute to his daughter, Tilia, who posed for the
character of Alice. Glossy pictorial boards. Minor edgewear;
o/w a VG+ copy in a matching VG pictorial d.j. with three
short taped tears. $17.50
9. (Ewing) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis
Carroll. Adapted for younger children by Wofford Williams.
GT Publishing, New York. (1997) 1st Edition Thus. 4 to.,
unpaginated (20 pp.). Wonderfully illustrated in colour
by Carolyn Ewing. Glossy pictorial boards. Minor edgewear
and rubbing; o/w a VG+ copy. $8.50
10. (Platt & Munk) Alice in Wonderland and
Through the Looking Glass. Adapted for Little
Folks from the Original Story by Lewis Carroll.
Platt & Munk, N.Y. (1937). Full-page frontispieces
for each book by Ninon MacKnight (the first
frontis repeated on d.j.; second frontis shown).
Plus 32 colour illus. from Tenniel's original
drawings. 4 to., 59 pp. Green cloth with Black
lettering and illustration. Minor edgewear; a
little browning of edges; o/w a VG or better
copy in a Good Only pictorial d.j. with some
heavy chipping and a few taped tears. $40.00
11. (Pop-Up) Walt Disney's Alice in Wonderland:
Down the Rabbit Hole. A Lift-the-Flap Rebus Book.
Disney Press, New York. 1st Edition Thus (1994).
Oblong 4 to. size, 16 pp. 3 pop-ups, 1 sliding
picture that reveals the Cheshire cat, numerous
flaps with pictures on them that when lifted reveal
the word underneath. An entertaining version for
young children at just-learning-to-read stage.
Glossy pictorial boards. VG or better. $15.50
12. (Pop-Up) Alice in Wonderland with original text from
Carroll's classic and new unique visual displays by J. Otto
Seibold, the publisher who brought us "Olive the other Reindeer".
Orchard Books (Scholastic), New York. 1st Edition Thus. Sept.
2003. Abt. 9 x 10", 14 pp. 7 spectacular major pop-ups plus
other smaller pop-ups and moveables. Bright and colourful.
Glossy pictorial boards. Near Fine. Includes extra paper copy
of the rear cover with an explanation of the book's scenes
on the reverse. In original shrinkwrap. $25.50
13. Carroll, Lewis. Through the Looking-Glass and What
Alice Found There. A St. Martin's Press, New York 1968 reprint
edition of the Macmillan 1927 Children's Edition. Sm. 8 vo.,
236 pp. John Tenniel's original illustrations but 16 of them
are in full-page coloured version. A lovely edition. Endpapers
also illustrated in colour. Green cloth with decorative figures
on spine and front board. Minor ding to bottom of front board;
spine slightly sunned; slight edgewear; prev. owner's name on
f.e.p.; another previous owner's name/address sticker on half-
title; o/w a VG copy in a G+ pictorial d.j. with some staining
to spine. $30.00
14. Lewis Carroll's The Nursery Alice. Omega Books,
Hertfordshire, 1985. 1st Edition Thus. 4 to., 64 pp.
25 years after his original publication, Charles
Hodgson decided that there should be a simpler "Alice"
for "children aged Nought to Five". This is a facsimile
of the original 1890 edition, and has 20 of John
Tenniel's illustrations, specially enlarged and hand-
coloured for that edition. Green cloth. Moderate
edgewear; o/w VG in VG pictorial d.j. with
some chipping and rubbing. $20.00
15. (Lantern Slides) Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.
This special edition was published by Harry Abrams, N.Y.,
in 1988 and it features 24 full-page colour illustrations
from glass lantern slides originally used in the mid-1880's.
This is their first appearance in book form. Tall 4 to.,
unpaginated (64 pp.). The book consists of a series of
conversations taken from "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland".
Other b/w pictures in the text by John Tenniel. A unique
book. Glossy pictorial boards. $25.00
16. (Puppet Storybook) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland,
a Giant 3-D Fairy Tale Book. Originally a froebel-kan co.
Puppet Storybook, this edition published by Brown Watson
in England. n.d. (circa 1970). Printed in Japan. Tall 4 to.,
10 heavy-card pages. 3-D illustration affixed to front
cover. Glossy boards. Corners bumped; some damage to top
and bottom of spine with some loss of paper; prev. owner's
name on inside front cover; about a G+ copy of and
uncommon item. $12.50
17. (Gardner) The Annotated Alice. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
and Through the Looking Glass. With an Introduction and Notes by
Martin Gardner. Bramhall House, N.Y. First published in 1960, this
later printing is circa late 1970's. Tall 4 to., 352 pp. The only
edition of Lewis Carroll's two masterpieces that contains the full
text, together with all of the original Tenniel illustrations in
their correct places, and that adds to this a full annotation running
concurrently with the text for easy understanding of all of Carroll's
jokes, games, puzzles and parodies. Brown and Tan cloth. Minor edgewear;
minor soiling of topedges; o/w VG or better in G+ d.j. with some chipping,
rubbing and fading. $20.00
17a. (Gardner) The Annotated Alice. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
and Through the Looking Glass. With an Introduction and Notes by
Martin Gardner. New American Library, N.Y. (1974) Later printing. Abt.
5-1/4 x 7-3/4" tall, 345 pp. Text description as above. Heavy card
wraps. Minor chipping and discolouring of covers; wrinkle in spine;
paper discoloured; prev. owner's name on f.e.p.; o/w a G+ copy.
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