Published by P.F. Volland Company, 1917.
Hardback, first edition.
Another book imagining what Lewis Carroll might have written had he continued his “Alice” stories. This book contains 14 new chapters with illustrations inspired by Tenniel.
Betty falls asleep after reading Mother Goose, and finds a book containing the new adventures of Alice. The characters are drawn from the Nursery Rhymes that Betty has been reading…
It was a sleepy, spring-time Sunday afternoon.
Alice was lying on the grass near the garden-house reading
Mother Goose Rhymes to her kittens who were tumbling about
near her in the slanting yellow sunshine. (She often pretended the kittens were small children.) Just now she was reading “Ding Dong Bell, Pussy’s in the Well.”
“I’m sure you’ll like this one and it may prove a warning to you,” she said.
Mine is a slightly tatty copy, so was rather cheaper than the one currently for sale via abebooks for over £200….