Alice's Adventures Under Ground


The Original Manuscript - A new edition of our bestselling book.

Product details

One 'golden afternoon' in Oxford, in July 1862, the Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson accompanied three young Liddell sisters on a boating trip. To keep the children amused, Dodgson, a diffident young maths tutor, began to tell a tale about an inquisitive youngster, Alice, and her escapades in an underground world. Two years later on the urgings of the heroine, Alice Liddell, he wrote the tale down and gave it to Alice as an early Christmas present.

In this superb facsimile of Dodgson's manuscript — now one of the British Library's most treasured possessions — modern readers can enjoy the expressive script and vibrant illustrations of the original.

Lewis Carroll
British Library Publishing
Publication date
January 2015
128 pages,
187 x 124mm

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