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Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser, The Sainsbury Gallery

Alice's adventures in wonderland

Book
1866 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Wood-engraved frontispiece and wood-engraved text illustrations by the Dalziel Brothers after Tenniel.
Signed and gathered in fours.
Rebound by Zaehnsdorf (signed on upper pastedown) c.1890's. Case binding of red morocco. Blocked in gold (vignettes) in centre of both covers. Title and author lettered in gilt on spine. Raised bands. Headbands. Gold-tooled turn-ins. Gilt edges. Marbled endpapers.[10], 192 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 20 cm.
read The real Alice in Wonderland Not everything in 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' was conjured from Lewis Carroll's imagination. Stubborn, precocious and curious, the character of Alice was based on a real little girl named Alice Liddell, with a brunette bob and short fringe.
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Brief Description
Book 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by John Tenniel. 1866. B.AA.CARL.AL.1866.
Physical Description
Wood-engraved frontispiece and wood-engraved text illustrations by the Dalziel Brothers after Tenniel.

Signed and gathered in fours.

Rebound by Zaehnsdorf (signed on upper pastedown) c.1890's. Case binding of red morocco. Blocked in gold (vignettes) in centre of both covers. Title and author lettered in gilt on spine. Raised bands. Headbands. Gold-tooled turn-ins. Gilt edges. Marbled endpapers.[10], 192 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 20 cm.
Dimensions
  • Closed book length: 195mm (closed) (Note: Measured in Book Conservation measuring box)
  • Closed book width: 137mm (closed) (Note: Measured in book conservation measuring box)
  • Closed book depth: 32mm (closed) (Note: Measured in Book Conservation measuring box)
Marks and Inscriptions
From the Library of Anne Renier and F.G. Renier (Bookplate on upper pastedown)
Credit line
Donated by Anne Renier and F.G. Renier
Literary Reference
Other Number
B.AA.CARL.AL.1866 - NAL Pressmark
Collection
Library Number
38041802039719

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record createdOctober 19, 2016
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