Exhibitions

Current book on display in our Library April through June 2021


Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

The current book on display in the Salisbury House library is the 1930s limited release of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland! This rare book, is one of twenty copies, is printed on Van Gelder paper, contains six colored lithographs by the Parisian artist Marie Laurencin, and represents the genre literary nonsense.

Fun fact - the book was a favorite of Queen Victoria.

 

This item is on loan from the Salisbury House Collection at Grinnell College Libraries.