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The annotated Alice : Alice's adventures in wonderland & through the looking-glass
Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898.
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Alice's adventures in Wonderland
150th anniversary deluxe edition.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : W. W. Norton & Company, Inc, 2015.
Physical Description:
364 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
"Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland comes this richly illustrated and expanded collector's edition of Martin Gardner's The Annotated Alice. First appearing in 1960, The Annotated Alice became an instant classic by, among other things, decoding the wordplay and mathematical riddles embedded within Lewis Carroll's masterpiece. As a result, Martin Gardner's groundbreaking work went on to sell over a million copies, establishing the modest math genius as one of our foremost Carroll scholars. Now, on the sesquicentennial of Alice's 1865 publication, comes this deluxe edition that combines all Gardner's annotations with updates from his Knight Letter columns and correspondence with leading Carrollian experts. This gorgeous edition also includes over 100 new color and black-and-white illustrations, including images by Salvador Dalí and Barry Moser, which complement the original John Tenniel art. With close cooperation from the Lewis Carroll Society of North America and an introduction by its president emeritus, Mark Burstein, this authorized edition perfectly celebrates the legacy of both Martin Gardner and Lewis Carroll" --
General Note:
"Previous editions published as "The Annotated Alice" (1960) and "More Annotated Alice" (1990) -- Verso title page.
Introduction to The annotated Alice -- Introduction to More annotated Alice -- Introduction to the definitive edition of The annotated Alice -- Introduction to the Knight letter annotations -- To all child-readers of "Alice's adventures in Wonderland" -- An Easter greeting to every child who loves "Alice" -- Christmas greetings [from a fairy to a child] -- Alice's adventures in Wonderland -- Through the looking-glass and what Alice found there -- The wasp in a wig.
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