Through the looking glass and what Alice found there: and what Alice found there

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When Through the Looking Glass was published in 1871, readers were as delighted with that book as they were with Lewis Carroll's first masterpiece, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. In the topsy-turvy world that lies beyond the looking-glass, Alice meets such fantastical characters as Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Humpty Dumpty, and the Jabberwock.

For over 120 years John Tenniel's superb illustrations have been the perfect complement to Lewis Carroll's timeless story. This is the first edition of Looking-glass to reproduce Tenniel's exquisite drawings from engravings taken directly from the original woodblocks. Here, Tenniel's fine line work is far crisper, delicate shadings are reproduced with more subtlety, and details never seen before are now visible.

The pictures for the first edition of Looking-glass were created by transferring the artist's drawings to woodblocks. These original blocks served as masters from which metal plates were made for printing. Unfortunately, these plates deteriorated from the repeated pressure applied during the printing process, and over time, many of the fine lines in Tenniel's pictures simply vanished.

The original woodblocks disappeared and were believed lost; then, in 1985 they were discovered in a London bank vault. Now, for the first time, engravings from these woodblocks have been used to produce a deluxe gift edition. At last, readers can see the Looking-glass that Carroll and Tenniel had originally intended.

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9780688120498
9780689318634
9780517033463
9780694015818
9780140367096
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title_full Through the looking glass : and what Alice found there / Lewis Carroll ; abridged & illustrated by Tony Ross, Through the looking glass and what Alice found there / Lewis Carroll ; illustrated by S. Michelle Wiggins, Through the looking glass and what Alice found there / by Lewis Carroll ; with illustrations in color by Bessie Pease Gutmann, Milo Winter and Elenore Abbott and black-and-white illustrations by John Tenniel, Through the looking glass and what Alice found there / by Lewis Carroll author of "Alice's adventures in Wonderland" ; with fifty illustrations by John Tenniel, Through the looking-glass : and what Alice found there / Lewis Carroll ; illustrated by John Tenniel
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