Proofs for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

Scope and Content

Proofs for a Libanus Press edition of Alice illustrated by Mervyn Peake [not ultimately published].


  • two letters from Michael Mitchell of Libanus Press, Collins Harvill Publishers to Fabian Peake;
  • two sets of 'Specimen sheets for Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass with the revived illustrations of Mervyn Peake' consisting of page proofs including illustrations of Humpty Dumpty, the Jabberwock and Alice with the Red Queen ['Faster! Faster!'];
  • note regarding reproduction of the White Rabbit drawing;
  • print-out of sample text including illustrations of Alice in the grass, the White King struggling with the pencil, the Walrus and the Carpenter, the Duchess and the Jabberwock.

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Not Public Record(s)