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Alice in Wonderland: Jigsaw Book.

CARROLL, Lewis (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson).

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ISBN 10: 0803726163 / ISBN 13: 9780803726161
Editorial: Penguin Books (Phyllis Fogelman Books),, NY:, 1996
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB (West Chesterfield, MA, Estados Unidos de America)

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With seven 48-piece puzzles (all puzzles are still sealed and in excellent condition). First printing. About fine in glossy illustrated boards. No dust jacket, as issued. N° de ref. de la librería 58058

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Título: Alice in Wonderland: Jigsaw Book.

Editorial: Penguin Books (Phyllis Fogelman Books),, NY:

Año de publicación: 1996

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Ilustrador: Illustrated by John Tenniel

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Edición: 1st Edition

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Back by popular request, this book features seven 48-piece puzzles of the original illustrations from both Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass-a great value at $2.50 per puzzle. Everyone loves the old-fashioned charm of these beautifully tinted, classic illustrations, and each puzzle is accompanied by excerpts of Lewis Carroll's witty word-playing text.

About the Author:

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, known by his pen name, Lewis Carroll, was a man of diverse interests - in mathematics, logic, photography, art, theater, religion, medicine, and science. He was happiest in the company of children for whom he created puzzles, clever games, and charming letters.

As all Carroll admirers know, his book Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865), became an immediate success and has since been translated into more than eighty languages. The equally popular sequel Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, was published in 1872.

The Alice books are but one example of his wide ranging authorship. The Hunting of the Snark, a classic nonsense epic (1876) and Euclid and His Modern Rivals, a rare example of humorous work concerning mathematics, still entice and intrigue today's students. Sylvie and Bruno, published toward the end of his life contains startling ideas including an 1889 description of weightlessness.

The humor, sparkling wit and genius of this Victorian Englishman have lasted for more than a century. His books are among the most quoted works in the English language, and his influence (with that of his illustrator, Sir John Tenniel) can be seen everywhere, from the world of advertising to that of atomic physics.

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