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ALICE IN WONDERLAND HANDKERCHIEFS - CARROLL, LEWIS - 1930. [1205153]
PETO, GLADYS. [CARROLL,LEWIS]. (PETO,GLADYS) ALICE IN WONDERLAND HANDKERCHIEFS by Gladys Peto. No publishing information, made in Ireland circa 1930. 4to (11 1/4 x 10 1/4"), paper wraps with color pictorial paste-on of all of the Alice characters, some fraying and wear to covers else near Fine. Inside there are 6 striking color handkerchiefs each pinned on paper and each depicting a captioned color scene from Alice including: The Mad Hatter's Tea Party, The Cheshire Cat and the Duchess, The Queen's Croquet Ground, Old Father WIlliam and the Caterpillar, The White Rabbit's House, The Dodo and the Caucus Race. Each image is quite detailed and each has decorative borders. Peto was a popular British book illustrator notable for the classic art deco style of her work. We can find no record of Peto ever having illustrated a book version of Alice. Rare.
      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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