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THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE; Illustrated by BARRY MOSER, Preface and Notes by James R. Kincaid.  Text edited by Selwyn H.  Goodacre

THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE; Illustrated by BARRY MOSER, Preface and Notes by James R. Kincaid. Text edited by Selwyn H. Goodacre

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THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE; Illustrated by BARRY MOSER, Preface and Notes by James R. Kincaid. Text edited by Selwyn H. Goodacre

by Carroll, Lewis [Rev. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson]

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0520050398
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9780520050396
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Berkeley Los Angeles London: University of California Press, 1983. First Printing of "The Pennyroyal [Trade] Edition". Cloth and boards. Fine/Near Fine. Barry Moser. Folio (8 3/4" x 13 3/4"), royal blue quarter buckram over powder blue boards with metallic blue lettering on spine, Preface and Notes by James R. Kincaid; text edited by Selwyn H. Goodacre; includes "The Wasp in a Wig" episode note present in the 1982 edition; profusely illustrated with full-page and in-text B&W fine-line woodblock illustrations by BARRY MOSER, powder blue endpapers with blue-on-blue depiction of Alice, xxiii, [xxiv], [4] + 4-167 pages + [3] Acknowledgements + [2] Colophon. Elegantly illustrated and handsomely printed impressive "Pennyroyal Edition" of Lewis Carroll's classic tale, which first appeared in 1871. This is, of course, the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865). The black fine-line woodblock illustrations by Barry Moser (born 1940) are dramatic and refined. Barry Moser is an artist, known as a printmaker and illustrator of many fine works of literature. He is also the owner, operator, and proprietor of Pennyroyal Press. Some of Moser's most celebrated work has been his illustrations for Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, each of which consisted of more than a hundred prints, and the former of which won him American Book Award for design and illustration in 1982. The two tales, of course, include such remarkable characters as "Humpty Dumpty" and "Tweedledum and Tweedledee" as well as memorable verses like "Jabberwocky" and "The Walrus and the Carpenter." SUPERIOR illustrated edition of this classic. Square, tight, with bright clean pages. Blue cloth is Fine or better. Dust jacket (unclipped) is sharp and bright with slight rubbing and some soil to its back panel.

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Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871) is a work of children's literature by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson), generally categorized as literary nonsense. It is the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865).

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Title
THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE; Illustrated by BARRY MOSER, Preface and Notes by James R. Kincaid. Text edited by Selwyn H. Goodacre
Author
Carroll, Lewis [Rev. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson]
Illustrator
Barry Moser
Format/Binding
Cloth and boards
Book Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Printing of "The Pennyroyal [Trade] Edition"
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0520050398
ISBN 13
9780520050396
Publisher
University of California Press
Place of Publication
Berkeley Los Angeles London
Date Published
1983
Keywords
Alice, fantasy, illustrated, 19th century, children's literature, classic, Barry Moser

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