Our shops are open and we are processing online, telephone and email orders as normal

CARROLL, Lewis - FOLKARD, Charles (illus.).

Collection of original ink drawings for Songs from Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass.

[1921] Stock Code: 110506
£4,750.00
Reserve Ask us a question

Collection of original preliminary artworks by Charles Folkard for the songbook "Songs from Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass". First published in 1921 by A. & C. Black, London, the book featured Carroll's words put to music by Lucy Etheldred Broadwood and illustrated throughout by Folkard. This collection contains:

1. Watercolour and gouache banner (152 x 498 mm), featuring Alice and numerous other characters, signed by Folkard with initials in the lower right corner and mounted on grey card (542 x 190 mm; framed).

2. Tracing paper copy of the same banner

3. Title page design (205 x 155 mm)

4. Titles in italics (232 x 75 mm)

5. Titles in italics (231 x 120 mm)

6. Pictorial design for the half-title featuring Alice and other characters (257 x 190 mm)

7. Pictorial design for the half-title featuring Alice and other characters (205 x 135 mm; framed)

8. Decorative border featuring the Mad Hatter, the Easter Hare and other characters. (415 x 290 mm)

9. Decorative border featuring the Caterpillar, Bill the Lizard, and other characters. (389 x 263 mm)

10. Decorative border featuring the White Rabbit and the Queen of Hearts et. al. (522 x 380 mm)

11. Decorative border featuring Tweedledum and Tweedledee, et al. (535 x 375 mm)

12. Decorative boarder featuring Humpty Dumpty and Alice and the Sheep in a small row boat

13. Design for pictorial endpapers, featuring Alice and the Gryphon (239 x 216 mm)

14. Design for pictorial endpapers, featuring the Mock Turtle (273 x 216 mm)

15. Verso of title page, featuring the Dormouse (265 x 127 mm)

Character designs:

16. Humpty Dumpty (220 x 190 mm)

17. Queen of Tarts (232 x 190 mm)

18. Alice together with the White and Red Queens (255 x 190 mm)

19. The Turtle (190 x 105 mm)

20. The Lobster, for "The Lobster-Qudrille" (190 x 120 mm)

21. Fish (190 x 110 mm).

22. Fish (190 x 130 mm)

23. Anteater (188 x 100 mm)

24. The Little Crocodile washing his tail (188 x 115 mm)

25. The Little Crocodile swimming (189 x 113 mm)

26. Playing cards painting roses (260 x 116 mm)

27. Dormouse in its pot (140 x 260 mm)

28. Old Father William (190 x 177 mm)

29. Moon and tea 188 x 172 mm

30. Dancing saltbox (203 x 186 mm)

31. Knave of Hearts with tarts (158 x 83 mm)

32. Spoons carrying bowl (180 x 75 mm)

33. "Drink me" bottle (162 x 131 mm)

34. Old man and sailor (103 x 65 mm)

35. Old man (67 x 60 mm)

36. Queen of Hearts (195 x 199 mm)

37. The Lion and the Unicorn boxing (framed)

38. The White Knight (c.170 x 105 mm; framed together with no.38)

39. Tweedledee and Tweedledum frightened by a crow (c. 170 x 100mm; framed together with no.37)

40. The White Rabbit (c.170 x 135 mm; framed)

Confused? Read our glossary

Description

One gouache and watercolour painting and 39 ink and pencil drawings of varying sizes and formats. Watercolour and gouache banner (152 x 498 mm), featuring Alice and numerous other characters, signed by Folkard with initials in the lower right corner and mounted on grey card (542 x 190 mm; framed).

DELIVERY

With the exception of framed items*, Peter Harrington offers free delivery on all UK orders of rare books, maps and prints placed through this website. Delivery to USA and the rest of the world is similarly free for orders over £200.

View Full Delivery Details

 

ABOUT US

Established in 1969, Peter Harrington is one of the leading rare book firms in the world. It is a proud member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association – along with ILAB, the PBFA and Lapada – and from shops in Mayfair and Chelsea, London, sells rare books, prints and ephemera to customers across the world.

Email: mail@peterharrington.co.uk

Tel: +44 (0)20 7591 0220


ABA Antiquarian Bookseller Association ILAB International League of Antiquarian Booksellers LAPADA The Association of Art and Anatique Dealers PBFA Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association

Our Guarantee Page

Ask us a question

DO YOU HAVE A BOOK TO SELL?
OR
CAN’T FIND THE BOOK YOU’RE LOOKING FOR?

Contact us with details of the book you are interested in or selling and we will contact you

Sell Old Books Help me find a book