Sir John Tenniel, Alice's White Knight
from the library of Professor Morton N Cohen
First edition, hardback in dustwrapper. 25 × 19.5cm, 232pp.
Not signed but from the library of pre-eminent Lewis Carroll scholar, Professor Morton N Cohen (1921–2017), and loosely inserted is a typed letter to Professor Cohen from The Book Collector requesting a review.
Chronicles the career of Sir John Tenniel, best known for his illustration of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland and for his cartoons published in Punch. This biography examines the themes Tenniel used in preparing his cartoons and includes approximately 150 examples of his work.
The book is in very good condition, the wrapper suffering a few small bumps and scratches, and is creased along the top edge. The wrapper is now within a protective sleeve.
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