Alice in Wonderland collection comes to Homerton Library

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Selection of Alice in Wonderland coversThanks to a generous donation by Professor Maria Nikolajeva, we now have over 150 versions of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland in the Children’s Literature Collection. Many of these are foreign language editions, including Russian, Spanish, Croatian and Hebrew, as well as over 50 different English editions. The selection of covers above shows just a little of the range of languages and illustration styles on display in the collection.

Selection of Alice in Wonderland books in the Rare Books Collection Selection of Alice in Wonderland books in the Rare Books Collection

We have decided that some of the older and more valuable books in the collection would be best housed in the rare books collection. You can see a selection of these in the photo on the right. Any items which are in the rare books collection will be marked with a location of ‘Stack (Ask at desk)’ in the catalogue. Just speak to a member of staff and we…

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