VAN SANDWYK, Charles (illustrator).  Lewis CARROLL (author). Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

VAN SANDWYK, Charles (illustrator). Lewis CARROLL (author). Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

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VAN SANDWYK, Charles (illustrator). Lewis CARROLL (author). Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. London; The Folio Society Ltd. 2022.

8vo. Original dark red cloth lettered in gilt to spine, with triple-line gilt panel to upper cover and an onlaid pictorial plate of the White Rabbit surrounded by a decorative panel comprising a crown, a key, hearts, roses and thistles in black, red, and gilt, decorative map endpapers, preserved in original deep green board slipcase decorated in gilt; pp. [xii] + 148 + [ii]; beautifully illustrated throughout in full colour and line including 10 full-page plates, and one double-page, and a host of coloured 'scraps' and initials; a fine, as new, copy in the slipcase.
Third printing, signed by the artist, of the van Sandwyk trade edition which was first published in 2019.. This is a reworked version of van Sandwyk's earlier commission for the Folio Society, published originally in 2016 to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the book. The volume here is in smaller format with additional illustrations produced for this edition on pages 22, 63, 91, 110 and 132-3. Additionally the title-page and the decorated initials throughout are now coloured, there are new pictorial map endpapers, and a new decoration to page 83.

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