The Magic of Lewis Carroll
Fisher, John; [Lewis Carroll] , John Tenniel(illus.)
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Bramdall House
Date Published: 1973
Edition: Bramdall House Edition
Book Id: 44792
288pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] Forrest green paper over boards with a gilt stamped title on the backstrip. Very good, with moderate bumping to the extremities, and tanning to the pages. In a very good dust jacket, with mild yellowing at the jacket's spine.
Line illustrations by Sir John Tenniel, Henry Holiday, Arthur B. Frost, Harry Furniss and Lewis Carroll. Diagrams by Laura Potter. From the dust jacket- "In addition to being a lecturer in mathematics and a writer of fantasy for children, Lewis Carroll was a prolific inventor of games and puzzles and an adept amateur conjurer. The Magic of Lewis Carroll explores these activities and attempts, in their light, to illuminate certain aspects of Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.